Knife-wielding goons rob man of cellphone, dough

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61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest— Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Bad reception

Two scoundrels robbed a man sitting in a parked car on Billings Place and E. Second Street on Aug. 18, according to cops.

The fiends held a knife to the victim’s collarbone and stole his Samsung cellphone and cash, officers said.

Bulking up

A burglar lifted a wallet from a locker at gym on Kings Highway on Aug. 19, police reported

The victim returned to the locker at the fitness facility near Coney Island Avenue at 2 pm and found the wallet gone, cops said. There have been several locker break-ins at the gym, according to reports.

Bringing the hammer down

A vicious villain struck a man with a hammer on Coyle Street on Aug. 20, officers stated.

The victim said he was arguing with the stranger near Avenue V at 9:30 am when suddenly the brute whacked him with a hammer.


A scalawag bashed in the window of a car parked on Sheepshead Bay Road on Aug. 20 and stole the owner’s cellphone, an NYPD account says.

The thief broke the passenger-side window of the vehicle left near Shore Parkway and stole the woman’s T-Mobile cellphone at 1 pm, police said.

Intruder alert

A prowler broke into a man’s apartment on Quentin Road on Aug. 21, a report says.

The intruder broke in through the side window of the house near E. 16th Street, according to police.

Haring scene

A crook stole a woman’s purse on Shore Parkway and Haring Street on Aug. 21, cops related.

The victim was taking a stroll at 6 pm when the lout approached her from behind, pushed her, and snatched the purse off her shoulder, she told police.

Gunman grab

Police arrested a man who they say opened fire with a pistol on Coyle Street on Aug. 21.

Authorities say the suspect shot a .32 caliber handgun at multiple people near Avenue Y at 9 pm. No one was hit, according to a report.

— Vanessa Ogle

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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