Pistol-packing crew threatens man for his phone

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Phone plunder

A crew of crooks stole a guy’s cellphone at gunpoint on Flatbush Avenue Extension on Feb. 29.

The victim said he was near Fulton Street at 7:30 pm when the quartet surrounded him and demanded money. When he said he didn’t have any cash, one of the knaves pulled out his gun and instead asked for the victim’s phone and password.

Police said the victim handed over his phone and one of the scoundrels told him, “I know your school.”


A violent ruffian slashed a guy in the face at the Classon Avenue subway stop on Feb. 29.

Police said the wretch sliced the man in the face with a box-cutter near Lafayette Avenue at 2:50 am, cutting up the victim’s nose.

Snoozing and losing

Some weasel lifted a guy’s bag that contained his important technology needs while he was on a train near Flatbush Avenue on Feb. 29.

The victim said he boarded the the Manhattan-bound N train at Atlantic Avenue and fell asleep with his backpack, which contained his iPad Air 2 and Apple Mac Air. When he woke up at 10:30 am, he discovered his bag had been stolen, said police.

Elevated regrets

Someone swiped a woman’s unattented purse in the elevator of a Clinton Avenue building on March 1.

The lady said she was in the basement of her apartment building near Gates Avenue at 6:50 pm when she told her husband, who was on the sixth floor, to put her pocketbook in the elevator and send it down to the cellar for her.

But when the elevator doors opened in the basement, her handbag was gone, according to a report.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

ronny from clinton hill says:
why didn't her husband just bring the pocketbook.....TO THE BASEMENT?
March 18, 2016, 1:21 pm
ronny from clinton hill says:
crime hasn't been this rampant since the 90's....WELCOME TO BROOKLYN VANILLA PEOPLE........LMBAO
March 18, 2016, 1:22 pm

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