Scoundrel robs limo driver at knifepoint

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61st Precinct

Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest—
Manhattan Beach—Gravesend

Limo bandit

A man robbed a limo driver at knifepoint on Avenue V on Jan. 27.

The victim told cops that after the malcontent directed the victim to pick up his girlfriend near W. Eighth Street around 12:45 am, he put a knife to his neck and asked for his wallet and money.

The driver obliged and the baddie fled towards W. Ninth Street on foot, cops said.

The rapscallion also used the victim’s credit card and the latter said he was in contact with him over the phone, he told cops.

He got away!

Police arrested three men who they say violently tried to rob a man on E. 27th Street on Jan. 23.

The victim was near Voorhies Avenue at 7:30 pm when the men allegedly grabbed his arms and demanded he give them his property.

One of the men then allegedly punched the victim under the left eye, causing swelling and contusion, cops said.

He was able to break free from the suspects and ran away, according to authorities.

Cops said they later apprehended the three suspects on Avenue W and E. 29th Street.

Gold digger

A bandit stole jewelry from a house on E. 22nd Street on Jan. 20.

The victim said that the lout got into the house near Avenue Y through the rear bedroom window and took several gold and diamond pieces of jewelry, including necklaces, rings, bracelets, and bangles, worth an estimated $106,000, according to police.

He then fled back through the same window, according to the authorities.

Punching robbers

Cops cuffed three suspect who they say attacked and robbed a guy on E. 26th Street on Jan. 23.

A witness told cops the man was near Avenue X at 7:30 pm when the suspects, who were across the street, crossed and approached the man, before punching him in the face and going through his pockets. They then fled towards Avenue W, police reported.

The suspects allegedly stole the victim’s AirPods, according to police.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 11:26 am, January 30, 2019
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