Goons attack and de-phone a man in Fort Greene Park after dark

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Strong punch

Two robbers jumped a man as he was walking through Fort Greene Park on Jan. 22, cops said.

The 35-year-old victim told police that he was walking through the park at 10 pm when the two goons ran up to him and one punched him in the face. Both then started beating him, making his face and ear bleed, police reported. They grabbed his phone and ran off, according to authorities.

A phone tracker last showed the phone on Park Avenue, but police have not recovered it, officers said.


A galoot brutalized a woman in the Fulton Avenue G train subway station and stole her phone on Jan. 24, cops said.

The 22-year-old victim reported she was walking down the station stairs at the corner of Fulton Street and S. Portland Avenue at 4:10 pm when a brute grabbed her from behind and put her in a choke-hold.

“Give it up,” he said, then punched her in the head, according to police.

The jerk then grabbed her phone out of her jacket pocket and ran back of the stairs, authorities stated.

No-class act

A trio of muggers robbed a guy of his iPhone at gunpoint on Flushing Avenue on Jan. 21, cops said.

The 29-year-old victim said he was between Cumberland and N. Oxford streets at 6:50 pm when the unsavory threesome approached.

“Don’t act stupid,” one of them supposedly said while pointing a gun in his face.

Another tough went through the victim’s pants pockets and took his iPhone, and the three ran away, police said.

Purse stings

Cops cuffed a teen who they say mauled a woman and stole her purse on Willoughby Avenue on Jan. 26.

The 31-year-old victim told police that she was on the corner of Clairmont Street at 4:10 pm when three meanies grabbed her by the throat, threw her to the ground, dragged her along the sidewalk, and stole her Marc Jacobs purse, iPhone, and metal earrings.

Police arrested an 18-year-old and charged him with robbery. The other two suspects have not been caught.

Fighting dirty

An unknown assailant slashed a guy during a Lafayette Avenue bar fight on Jan. 20, cops said.

The 44-year-old victim told police that he was just about to leave a bar at S. Portland Avenue at 1:30 am when someone slashed him across both wrists. Police reported the victim was uncooperative and said he did not know who did the deed.

— Danielle Furfaro

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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