Foul-mouthed scoundrel steals man’s cash

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61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest— Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Flash for cash

A foul-mouthed lout stole a wad of cash from a man on Ocean Avenue on Nov. 5.

The victim told police he was standing on the street near Neck Road at 7:30 pm when the goon approached him from behind and hissed “M-----------, give me your money.”

He then flashed a metal blade and attemped to slash the victim by swinging it at him, according to the police report. The victim took $60 from his pocket and handed it to the punk.

Held up

A punk held up a Neptune Avenue bodega on Nov. 5.

A goon approached the counter at the store near Cass Place at 7:20 pm and warned that he had a gun. He proceeded to simulate a weapon under his sweatshirt, teasing what the victim thought was a firearm, according to the police, and demanded money.

The cashier opened his register and put $200 on the counter. The thief grabbed the money and fled, cops said.


Someone stole jewelry from an Ocean Avenue apartment on Nov. 3.

The victim left for work at 8 am, according to police. When she returned home, a few pieces of her baubles were nowhere to be found.


A punk tried unsuccessfully to break into an Ocean Avenue apartment on Nov. 3.

The victim told police she was in her abode near Voorhies Avenue at 7 am when she saw a guy try to slash the screen of the victim’s bedroom window. The lout fled when the victim peeked out the window to survey the scene, according to police.


A goon stole jewelry and a cellphone from an E. First Street apartment on Nov. 8.

The victim told police she left her apartment at midnight. Upon returning at 1:30 am she discovered her bedroom had been ransacked and her rear window had been opened, according to the report.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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