Goons beat and rob man in Atlantic Ave. bodega

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Bodega bandits

A couple of jerks beat a man and robbed his Atlantic Avenue bodega on April 8.

The goons were shoplifting energy bars and an energy drink inside the store near Henry Street at 6:50 p.m. when the victim confronted them, according to police.

The louts then pushed the victim to the ground and kicked him in the face before making a run for it towards State Street, cops said.

Street fight

Four brutes violently robbed a man in the middle of Fulton Street on April 8.

The victim was driving near Flatbush Avenue Extension at 8:45 p.m. when one of the crooks threw a cup of water at his car, according to the authorities.

He then got out of his car to ask them what was going on and they started punching him in the head, before stealing his cellphone and car keys and dashing towards Lafayette Avenue, cops said.

Knifepoint robbery

A baddie robbed a man at knifepoint on Henry Street on April 11.

The victim was near Orange Street at 1:40 a.m. when the criminal showed a knife and demanded money and his phone, cops said.

The victim didn’t have any cash on him so he gave the cur his phone, who then fled towards Cranberry Street, police said.

Violent ambush

A malefactor ambushed and robbed woman on Hicks Street on April 14.

The victim told police she was near Middagh Street at 12:45 a.m. when the lout came from behind and bashed her in the head with an object, making her fall to the ground.

The bruiser then snatched her purse and escaped towards Henry Street, according to police.


Cops cuffed a man suspected of violently stealing ice cream from a Lawrence Street supermarket on April 14.

The man, along with an accomplice, allegedly tried to steal a pint of the sweet stuff from the store between Willoughby Street and Myrtle Avenue at 4:30 p.m., according to police.

His partner fled the scene while the suspect punched one of the store employees in the face, cops said.

The Boys in Blue arrested the suspect at at the store at 5:12 p.m., according to the authorities.

Brutal bruiser

Police arrested a man who they say attacked a cop in a Schermerhorn Street building on April 10.

The suspect was allegedly assaulting a person in the building near Bond Street at 10:45 a.m. when the sergeant tried to intervene, according to police.

He allegedly struck her in the face multiple times, tore some of her hair out, and threw her to the ground, before she and her fellow police officers were able to cuff the guy, according to the authorities.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 9:33 am, April 18, 2019
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