Villains beat and rob cyclist

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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Bashed on his bike

Two brutes beat up and robbed a man as he rode is bicycle down Bath Avenue on July 31, police said.

The pair of punks approached their victim near Bay 31st Street in Bath Beach at 12:20 pm, pushed him to the ground, and laid into him with feet and fists as they demanded he relinquish his stuff, officers said.

The duo snatched $238 and a cellphone from the fellow, then fled on Bay 32nd Street, according to law enforcement officials. The victim suffered minor cuts and refused medical treatment, a report says.


A gun-toting goon stole $2,000 from a deli on Bath Avenue on July 30, cops said.

The heat-packing fiend walked into the store near Bay 19th Street in Bath Beach like he owned the place at 9:20 pm, officers stated. The bandit made a beeline behind the counter and toward the register and a clerk confronted him, prompting the desperado to flash his firearm, police said.

The gunman punched the clerk in the face and demanded cash, and the clerk complied, placing the greenbacks in a paper bag, an NYPD account relates.

Shady shopping

A burglar with a buggy removed a shopping cart full of construction tools from an apartment on Bay Ridge Parkway on July 28, officers said.

The prowler entered the under-construction residence between 21st Avenue and Bay Parkway through a rear window at 5 pm and strolled out the front door with a cart full of tools, according to cops.

Pinch and pedal

A bike-riding bandit snatched a woman’s phone at the corner of 71st Street and 15th Avenue in Bensonhurst on July 31, police recounted.

The victim reported she was walking home from the train station at 7:15 pm when the robber rode up behind her on a red bicycle, snatched the device from her hand, and pedaled off, police said.

The woman’s phone’s case also contained $20 and her credit cards, per the NYPD.

— Max Jaeger

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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