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94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

Circling vultures

A pair of ruffians robbed a couple at gunpoint on Woodpoint Road on March 28.

The victims told police that they were between Kingsland Avenue and Frost Street at 12:05 am when two menaces started circling them on bicycles. One of the guys came up behind the couple and struck a hard object against the back of the male victim’s head.

“Do not move or I will shoot,” he said to the victim. The other robber rode up behind the woman. “Where is your stuff?” he asked them.

The male victim told the robbers that his stuff was in his back pocket. They pulled his wallet and phone out and then asked him for his phone’s unlock code. The man gave it to them and the robbers rode away.

Wild roads of Greenpoint

A jeep full of punks chased another driver, smashed his windows with a baseball bat, and stole his phone on McGuinness Boulevard on March 29.

The victim told police that he was driving on McGuinness at 5 am when a Jeep started following him and kept cutting him off. The victim turned onto Driggs Avenue and tried to get away from the Jeep.

At the corner of Driggs and Graham avenues, the jeep stopped in front of the victim’s car, forcing him to stop. The robbers jumped out of the car and one of them broke the victim’s car windows with a baseball bat.

“You think you are tough,” one of the punks said to him. The victim handed over his cellphone, and the guys jumped back in the Jeep and drove away.

School blowout

Cops cuffed a 15-year-old boy who they said punched a rival in the face several times at a N. Sixth Street school on March 26.

The victim told police that he got into an argument in the gym of the school between Roebling and Havemeyer streets at 1:05 pm. His alleged attacker was wearing a ring when he punched a victim in the face several times, according to the police report.

Police arrested the teen and charged him with assault. The victim’s grandmother took the injured boy to Methodist Hospital, where doctors gave him three stitches above his right eye and four stitches above his left.

Rock and roll

Police are searching for a man who attacked another man with a rock on Norman Avenue on March 28.

The victim told police that he was collecting cans between Diamond and Jewel streets at 10:05 am when a guy came up to him and hit him over the head with a rock, cutting the victim’s head.

Emergency personnel took him to Bellevue Medical Center, according to the police report.

Four-on-two

A gang of four ruffians attacked two people with a tire iron on Franklin Street on March 29.

The victims told police that they were between Greenpoint and Kent avenues at 2:40 am when the four guys started taunting them. The victim’s friend started fighting with the four guys, who then pulled out a tire iron and beat the victim on the back of his head.

The gang then jumped into a Ford sports utility vehicle and drove away.

— Danielle Furfaro

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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