Sleaze gropes, beats, and robs woman on date

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Bad date

Some sleaze groped, beat, and robbed a woman on N. Portland Avenue on July 16.

The victim told police she met up with the man through a dating app, but that the creep started fondling her breasts and thigh asking for sex when she got into a car with him at Park Avenue at 3 p.m.

When the woman demanded he stop, the dirtbag punched her in the face and stole $20 from her purse, before speeding off and leaving her behind, according to the authorities.

Teen terror

Two thieves robbed a teenager on Hanson Place on July 15.

The 13-year-old boy told cops the punks waltzed up near S. Portland Avenue demanding to know if he was a member of the Crips street gang at 9 p.m., when — after replying that hew was not, in fact, a member of the criminal organization — the thieves nabbed his book bag.

During the heist, the young man’s phone fell out of his shorts and one of the reprobates snatched it too, before the pair fled, according to the authorities.

Sharp thieves

A band of thieves robbed a teenager on Fort Greene Place on July 17.

The victim, 15, told police that the crooks pulled a knife on him near DeKalb Avenue at 10:20 p.m., before nabbing his headphones and fleeing towards Fulton Street.

Sibling rivalry

Cops cuffed a woman they suspect of slashing her brother with a box cutter on North Portland Avenue on July 14.

The victim told cops that his sibling sliced him across the gut with the razor between Park and Myrtle avenues at 11:15 p.m.

Cops cuffed the suspect and slapped her with felony assault charges, according to the authorities.


Police arrested a man for allegedly beating a woman on St. Edwards Street on July 20.

The victim told police that she was heading to a park to get her brother near Park Avenue at 11:20 p.m., when the suspect started punching and choking her

Cops caught up with him two days later and slapped him with felony assault charges.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 8:03 am, July 24, 2019
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