Scoundrel snatches cash out of senior’s hand

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Grab and go

A baddie swiped money out of a guy’s hand on N. Portland Avenue on Feb. 11, police said.

The 71-year-old victim told cops that the sneak snatched $40 from his hand as he was waiting for a bus at the corner of Myrtle Avenue at about 10 pm, according to authorities.


A nogoodnik stole a guy’s wallet from his pocket on Washington Walk on Feb. 16, police said.

The victim told cops he was near Myrtle Avenue when the criminal followed him and then ran up to him and stuffed his hands in his pocket to grab his wallet. The cur ran off with the victim’s wallet with his MetroCard, bank cards, and identification card inside it at about 6:30 pm, according authorities.

Hot wheels

Cops cuffed a woman for stealing a guy’s car parked on Tillary Street on Feb. 11.

The 46-year-old suspect hopped into the 29-year-old victim’s 2014 Honda Civic that was double parked near Prince Street for about 20 minutes at 7:30 am and drove off, according to authorities.

Stick it to him!

Some villain hit a guy with a stick inside a Putnam Avenue grocery store on Feb. 12, police said.

The victim told cops he was working inside the bodega near Grand Avenue at about 4:30 pm when the goon came in swinging a stick and hit him in his hand, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Posted 12:00 am, February 20, 2019
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