Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate
Four goons robbed a couple on the Boardwalk near W. 21st Street on April 29.
The lovers were enjoying a romantic Friday evening by the shore at 11 pm when the four ruffians approached. One man pulled out a handgun and demanded their cellphones, bank cards, and clothes, said authorities.
The thieves made off with two iPhones, bank cards, a backpack, and a pair of Nike sneakers, according to a police report.
A live-in home attendant slapped her elderly Alzheimer’s patient in her 27th Avenue home on April 25.
The 88-year-old woman lives between Bath and Harway avenues with her attendant. But one day during a 1 pm visit, the victim’s daughter witnessed the caretaker slap the senior, leaving a bruise, said police.
The daughter reported the incident to police, officials said.
A raider crept into a woman’s W. Eighth Street apartment and made off with more than $9,000 worth of property on April 26.
The woman told police that she left her home at 10 am and returned at 7 pm to discover her door unlocked, police said. At first nothing seemed amiss, but upon closer inspection a $9,400 pair of designer shades was taken, according to police.
Goons robbed a man who was passed out on a Coney Island-bound Q train on April 17.
The man told police he had a few drinks and got on the train at the 34th Street station in Manhattan at midnight and woke up six hours later at the Stillwell Avenue stop to discover that someone had sliced open his pants pockets and swiped his wallet, flush with bank cards and identification, according to a police report.
— Caroline Spivack