An argument turned bloody on Fourth Avenue

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72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Sunset slasher

A Knife-wielding wacko slashed a man on Fourth Avenue on June 26.

The victim told police that he began arguing with the goon near 58th Street at around 1 a.m., when the brute brandished a knife and cut the victim, causing minor lacerations to his right hand, cops said.

Bad connection

A scam artist swindled a Sixth Avenue woman out of $40,000 on June 25.

The victim told police she received a call from an unknown number while at her home between 49th and 50th street at 9:30 a.m. The charlatan told the victim that she was being investigated for fraud, and she needed to the funds via an online virtual currency, cops said.

Late-night bandits

Two savages beat a man and robbed him on 48th Street on June 26.

The victim told police he was walking between Fourth and Fifth avenues at around 3 a.m., when the two baddies began punching and kicking him, before stealing the victim’s wallet and cellphone, cops said.

Camera crook

A thief stole a $1,500 camera from a parked car on Prospect Avenue on June 25.

The victim told police that he left his car unlocked outside his home between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West, and — as the victim headed inside his apartment to grab something — the filcher walked passed and swiped the camera at around 9:15 a.m., cops said.

Stick-wielding snake

A marauder brutally robbed a man on Second Avenue on June 27.

The victim told police he was near the intersection of 59th Street shortly after midnight, when the perp began punching the victim in the face. After the victim fell to the ground, the crook laid into him with a stick, before nabbing his wallet and running off, cops said.

Sunset scumbags

Two bandits robbed a woman on Fourth Avenue on June 30.

The victim told police that she was walking near 53rd Street at 3 a.m., when the perps grabbed her and told her to “give us everything you got.” The pillagers stole a cellphone and a wallet, before fleeing toward 52nd Street, cops said.

Stroller looter

A thief snuck a wallet from an unattended stroller on Greenwood Avenue on June 30.

The victim told police that she turned her back for a few minutes while in a park near the Prospect Expressway at 4 p.m., when the crook took his chance and nabbed her valuables, cops said.

— Aidan Graham

Posted 12:00 am, July 3, 2019
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