3-train bandits steal man’s grill

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Up in his grill

Four crooks bashed a guy and stole his gold teeth covers and other jewelry aboard a Manhattan-bound 3 train on Fulton Street on Feb. 12.

The victim told police he was riding the train near Flatbush Avenue at 3 am when the crew of cretins wearing ski masks approached him and asked if he was affiliated with a gang. The victim responded, “What the f--- are you talking about?” and the brutes started punching him, cutting his mouth and bruising his face, police said.

The fiends then snatched his grill, gold blood chain, gold ring, watch, and fled, according to a report.

Surprise shot

A gunman shot a man twice from inside a Navy Walk building’s lobby on Feb. 8.

The victim was walking towards the residence near Tillary Street at 1:25 pm when the fiend peeked out from inside the lobby and fired off some shots, hitting both of his upper legs with hot lead. The victim then walked to the 84th Precinct to report the shooting, authorities said.


A thief stole a laptop from a Myrtle Avenue library on Feb. 8.

A worker told cops a woman showed her identification card to borrow the $1,200 Dell laptop from the book lender by Auburn Place at 1 pm. But it was never returned and police are now investigating who took it, authorities said.


A bandit snuck into a Myrtle Avenue bodega on Feb. 9 and stole $200 from its cash register.

The store owner’s wife said her husband closed the deli near Emerson Place for the night by rolling down its gates and securing them with two locks at around 9:30 pm. But when she arrived at 7:40 am, the locks were missing along with the cash, according to a report.


Some weasel broke into a Myrtle Avenue store on Feb. 8 and stole $2,300 worth of batteries, deodorant, and other goods.

The owner of the store near Carlton Avenue responded to a burglar alarm around 5:50 am, arriving at the shop’s door to find that it had been broken into and his merchandise was missing, a report said.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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