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Screwdriver-wielding wacko slashes man on 76th Street

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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Screwy

A screwdriver-wielding maniac attacked a guy on 76th Street on Feb. 3, cops said.

The victim was between 17th and 18th avenues in Bensonhurst at 8:40 am when the wacko slashed him on the head, according to NYPD officials.

The victim told law enforcement officials he did not know his attacker.

Cuffed

Police arrested four of the five suspects who they say attacked two off-duty cops on 15th Avenue on Feb. 8.

The group of 17-year-olds was between Independence and Cropsey avenues at 12:20 am, when one male and one female officer identified themselves as cops, the authorities said.

At that point the teens laid into the pair, punching and kicking the officers, a police report states.

Shocking robbery

A ne’er-do-well robbed a guy on Bay 29th Street with a flashlight-mounted stun gun on Feb. 29, officers said.

The cretin held the guy up between 86th Street and Benson Avenue at 9:30 pm, police said.

He grabbed the victim, threatened to zap him, then took $60 and a cellphone and fled toward Benson Avenue, an official account says.

Bodega bandit

A gun-toting goon robbed a 61st Street deli on Feb. 3, according to the authorities.

The gunman — who cops say is in his 30s — flew into the deli between 61st and 62nd streets at 1 pm, brandishing a black pistol, and ran behind the counter, police said.

The desperado took $1,000 from the register and another $1,000 from the clerk, then fled toward 21st Avenue on 61st Street, a report stays.

Gym rat

Someone is stealing stuff from secured lockers in a gym on 86th Street between 20th and 21st Avenues, per officers.

• First, the thief took unidentified items from a woman’s locker while she was working out at 11:30 am on Feb. 3, police said.

When she came back from exercising, the locker was still secured, but she noticed things were gone once she opened it, according to cops.

She reported the incident to management, and a gym employee took her to an outdoor garbage can where she recovered some of her effects, the authorities said.

• The next day, a woman hit the gym at 2:30 pm and secured her stuff in a locker, but she later returned to find someone had taken a handbag containing $308 and credit cards, according to a report.

Law enforcement officials have identified a suspect, but police have not arrested her, records show.

— Max Jaeger

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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