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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Bad delivery

Two goons threw a delivery guy off his bike on Flatbush Avenue Extension on Oct. 20, taking cash.

The victim told police that he was near Concord Street at 11:50 am when the duo hurled him from his bike, and snatched the wallet from his pocket. The crooks then plucked the cash from the man’s wallet, and tossed it to the ground before fleeing, cops said.

Smack and startle

A crook nabbed a phone from a man on Fulton Street on Oct. 20.

The victim told police that he was between Red Hook Lane and Smith Street at 4:30 pm when the thief smacked on the back of his head. Startled, the man’s phone fell to the ground and crook grabbed and bellowed, according to police.

“What now?” the thief barked, before fleeing, cops said.

Boo!

Some goon threatened a 15-year-old boy into handing over his pricey iPhone 6 on Sidney Place on Oct. 21.

The victim told police that he was near Aitken Place at 8:16 am when the scoundrel sauntered up and snarled a vicious threat.

“Give me your phone, or I will stab you,” the thief growled.

The kid handed over the phone without a second thought, cops said.

You’re getting a Dell!

A burglar ransacked a Livingston Street construction site on Oct. 21, taking two computers.

A security guard told police that he was making his rounds at the work site near Henry Street at 11:06 pm when he noticed that a door to one of the construction trailers had been forced open. Inside, he found two Dell computers were missing in action, cops said.

Crime time

A thief beat and robbed a man on Tillary Street on Oct. 21, taking his phone.

The victim told police that he was near Cadman Plaza West at 2:50 pm when he was approached by a man who asked for the time. When the victim pulled his phone, the crook showed his true colors, and snatched the device from his hands, before slugging the man and pushing him to the ground, cops said.

Tool time

A looter broke into and pilfered a man’s vehicle he’d parked on Atlantic Avenue on Oct. 23.

The victim told police that he left his car between Hoyt and Bond streets at 9 am, and returned about 45 minutes later to find his passenger-side door had been busted. Inside the vehicle, the victim discovered that two hammer drills and associated bit sets worth more than $3,000 had been taken, cops said.

Surprise!

A gunmen blasted a 21-year-old man in the leg on Fulton Street on Oct. 18.

The victim told police that he was near Water Street at 12:30 am when, suddenly, the sound of gunfire rang out through the night. When the man looked down, he was surprised to find that one of those bullets had found his right leg, and he was rushed to Kings County Hospital, cops said.

Wake-up call

A 57-year-old man was busted for allegedly ransacking a man’s Sidney Place home — while he was sleeping — on Oct. 19.

The victim told police that he was asleep inside his apartment between Joralemon and State streets at 4:10 am when the lights suddenly flicked on in the room outside his bedroom.

The victim woke up just in time to spot the suspect fleeing his abode, a laptop and cellphone clutched in his hands, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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