Three bandits robbed a delivery man on Washington Avenue on May 13.
The malcontents walked up to the victim while he was making a delivery between Gates and Greene avenues at 9:30 p.m. and shoved him to the ground, a cutting his finger, while the other two fled with his electric bike, according to the authorities.
Two rogues held a man up at S. Oxford Street on May 17.
The victim told police he was in his car near Hanson Place at 3:15 a.m. when the two ne’er-do-wells approached him and demanded he hand over his money.
He handed over $53, but the brute put his arm around his head, and the victim said he felt what could have been a gun pressed to his head. The other nogoodnik fleeced his pockets and bagged his cellphone and keys, according to police.
A delinquent youth mugged a teen at a Fulton Street subway station on May 17.
The 16-year-old victim was swiping his MetroCard at the station near S. Portland Avenue at 4:30 p.m. when the scofflaw approached him and and said, “let me see your wallet, I have a knife,” though he did not display a knife, according to police.
The youngster handed over $3 from his wallet and the rapscallion demanded his phone, which he took and then fled on foot out of the station, according to the authorities.
A burglar filched a Fulton Street restaurant on May 13.
The lout used a bolt cutter to snap the deadbolt lock on the side door of the eatery near St. James Place at around 3:40 a.m., and then left without going inside, according to police.
The lawbreaker then came back about an hour later, lifting the gates to get into the building, where he bagged $300, the lock, and a $20 bottle of booze, cops said.
A man stole thousands of dollars worth of tools from another man’s work truck at Hanson Place on May 14.
The man was returned to his truck parked near S. Elliott Place at 8:30 p.m. when he saw the lock on it was broken, and caught a glimpse of the louse making a run for it, according to police.
He then opened his truck and saw that several drills and their batteries were stolen, the authorities said.
A man scared off a burglar from his Lefferts Place house on May 19.
The guy told cops he was in the living room of his home near Classon Avenue at 1:30 a.m. when the chancer lifted his window screen to open the window.
The guy then went out to confront the scoundrel, but he made a run for it, cops said.
A thief robbed a doctor’s locker at a DeKalb Avenue hospital sometime overnight on May 13.
The victim told cops she left her white coat, stethoscope, and other medical devices in her locker at the medical center near Ashland Place at around 4:50 p.m., and when she returned the next day at 9:40 a.m., she saw that her stuff was missing, without any damage to the locker or the lock.
A scammer robbed a man after a meet up on Vanderbilt Avenue on the night of May 16.
The victim told cops he met the scofflaw at a DeKalb Avenue bar and took her back to his home near Lafayette Avenue at 10:30 p.m.
He at one point gave her the password to his phone and fell asleep, police said.
When he woke up, he noticed the scoundrel made three transactions on Venmo worth almost $2,000, he told cops.
— Kevin Duggan
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