Burglar loots Fulton St. diner’s cash register

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Diner and dash

A raider stole more than $400 from a Fulton Street restaurant sometime overnight on March 11.

Police said an employee locked up the diner near Clinton Avenue at 8 pm on March 11, and the next day at 5:40 am, the same employee noticed loose cash behind the counter and that the register was empty.


A raider looted a car parked near Flushing Avenue and Navy Street on March 15.

The thief smashed the passenger-side window of the car at 2 pm and walked off with expensive electronics and a crocodile briefcase, police said.

Phoney phone bill

A lout opened up a fraudulent phone account in the name of an Adelphi Street resident sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20.

The victim reported on March 14 at 4:57 pm that he spent a couple of months out of the country and came home to his apartment near Carlton Avenue to find a fraudulent phone bill for more than $400 in his name, police said.

Crime on the C train

A rapscallion robbed a straphanger near Washington Avenue and Fulton Street on Feb. 22.

The victim reported on March 14 that while riding the C train, some punk stole his personal identification cards and $400 from his back pocket sometime between 3:30 and 4:20 pm, police said.

Burglary blame

A crook looted a car parked along Saint James Place sometime overnight on March 10.

The bandit swiped a slew of personal items, including a cellphone and credit cards, sometime between the hours of 8:30 pm on March 10 and 8:30 am the next day, police said.

The victim said that his wife may have left the vehicle unlocked, according to police.

Bloody crime

Police arrested a man who they say assaulted a man on March 12.

The suspect allegedly hit the victim with a wooden walking stick near Hudson Avenue and DeKalb Avenue around 2 pm, leaving the man with a bloody nose and mouth, according to police.

Designer dash

Some villain stole more than $3,000 worth of designer clothes from a man on Fulton Street on March 16.

The victim ran into a restaurant near Hanson Place to buy food for himself and the crook around 1:30 am, but the lout drove off with the man’s Yeezy sneakers, Off-White belt, and other expensive threads, according to police.

Bicycle battery

A punk whacked a man on the head on Hanson Place on March 16.

The nogoodnik struck the victim with an unknown object, causing deep cuts to his forehead, at 2:34 pm between S. Elliot Place and Fort Greene Place, police said. According to police, the tough hit the man as he got into his car and after he was confronted about running his bike into the victim’s car during a U-turn.

— Natallie Rocha

Updated 9:34 am, March 20, 2019
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