Fiends beat man with bat

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60th Precinct

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate

Batter up

Some lowlifes hit a man with a bat on Mermaid Avenue on July 21.

The victim told police the punks attacked him near W. 16th Street at 6 p.m., cops said.

The man suffered minor injuries, and declined a trip to the hospital, police said.


A thief nabbed a car from a 66-year-old car service driver on Stillwell Avenue on July 25.

The victim told police he picked up the carjacker near Mermaid Avenues 6 p.m., but the thief refused to pay his fare, instead choosing to punch the elderly man in the face, before fleeing in his car.

Tough love

Cops cuffed a man for alledgedly taking $2,000 from his girlfriend’s purse inside a W. 11th Street apartment on July 20.

The victim told police her beau nabbed the cash while she was showering in her apartment between avenues W and X at 11:45 p.m.

The victim realized her cash was gone after the boyfriend left the apartment, cops said.

Wheel crime

A thief stripped wheels and rims worth more than $1,000 from a parked car on Seabreeze Avenue on July 22.

The victim told police he parked his car between W. First and W. Second streets at 8 pm, and returned the next day to find he was short a few wheels.

— Chandler Kidd

Posted 12:00 am, July 31, 2019
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