Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate
Four fiends abducted a man on Feb. 17 and took him on an seven-mile nightmare ride before burglarizing his Neptune Avenue home.
The victim was parking his car at his residence near Ocean Parkway at 3 pm when two thugs attacked him, a police report states. A third brute jumped into the melee and the trio tossed the guy into a waiting minivan and took off with a fourth man driving, police said.
The goons stole the guy’s wallet, phone, and keys, and dropped him off at E. 54th Street and Winthrop Avenue in East Flatbush, law enforcement sources said. When the victim got home, his apartment was ransacked, police said.
Police arrested a Brooklyn woman who they said robbed one Brighton Beach bank and tried to stick up two others on Feb. 18.
The woman reportedly started her spree at the Apple Bank between Brighton Fourth and Brighton Fifth streets at 11 am. Police allege the woman passed a note to the teller demanding cash, and the employee handed over $300. The teller described the woman as a 6-foot-tall man, a police report states.
The woman then tried her luck at the Citi and Chase banks between Brighton Seventh Street and Coney Island Avenue at 12:09 pm and 12:13 pm, respectively, but came up short both times after tellers refused to comply, police allege.
A teen swiped a phone from a straphanger at the D train’s Bay 50th Street station on Feb. 17.
The victim was checking his messages on the mezzanine at 6:50 pm when the brat snatched the cell and fled, police said. The punk is between 17 and 20 years old and was wearing a black hat, black jacket, military camouflage pants, and black shoes, a police report states.
A meathead intercepted a guy’s stuff while he was playing football in Calvert Vaux Park on Feb. 17.
The victim was tossing the pig skin in the oak near Bay 44th Street and Shore Parkway at 11:30 am when someone sneaked into his unlocked car and took his phone, wallet, and jewelry, police said.
A sneak thief broke into a Brighton Fourth Avenue home and stole $50 on Feb. 17.
The burglar broke in through the front door to the home between Neptune Avenue and Brighton Fourth Terrace at 11 am and took the cash from a bedroom dresser, police said.
— Max Jaeger