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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Slash dance

A goon slashed a woman’s arm in a mugging gone wrong on Carlton Avenue on Nov. 20.

The woman was leaving a store around Myrtle Avenue at 8 pm when a cretin walked up and tried to snatch her phone from her hand. But the victim put up a struggle and the miscreant came away empty-handed, according to the police report.

The victim was not so lucky, though. The brute slashed her arm with a box-cutter and fled, according to police.

Double trouble

A pair of punks robbed a man as he was on his way home on Putnam Avenue on Nov. 16.

The victim said he was near Irving Place at 7:50 pm when a couple of crooks walked up to him and flashed a gun, demanding the victim hand over his wallet and iPhone.

After he surrendered both items, the thieves handed him back his identification card and fled, according to police reports.

Special delivery

A couple of nogoodniks lifted a package from an apartment building on Myrtle Avenue on Nov. 19.

A witness reportedly saw the scoundrel enter a building near Clermont Avenue and allegedly seize a package at 11:58 pm, while his partner-in-crime stood outside as a lookout.

When the witness said something, the package pincher allegedly told him he was going to fetch a gun and come right back, according to police.

Dropped call

A lout cut a woman’s phone call short when he plucked her phone straight out of her hands near Navy Street on Nov. 16.

The victim told police she was on the phone by Flushing Avenue at 3 pm when a lightning-fast thief snagged the phone from her hands and fled, according to the police report.

Daytime robbery

A bruiser bashed a man and made off with his belongings on S. Portland Avenue on Nov. 19.

The victim told police he was near DeKalb Avenue at 3:30 pm when the mugger punched him in the face and pushed him to the ground. When he got back up, he was no longer was in possession of his credit and identification cards, as well as his MetroCard.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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