This teen is a one-man crime wave!

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Police locked up a teenager suspected of sticking up a deliveryman, holding up a cabbie, and attempting to mug a 26-year-old woman — all within one hour — on Jan. 5.

The one-man crime wave started at around 9:40 pm, when the thug pulled a gun on a South Second Street woman, and said, “Give me your wallet.”

The victim dashed away and got into her apartment, which is between Havemeyer Street and Marcy Avenue, but minutes later, the perp — described by witnesses and victims as a pimpled teen with close-cropped hair — pushed his way into a South Third Street apartment building, between Roebling and Havemeyer streets.

Once inside, the crook confronted the deliveryman in an elevator at around 10:30 pm and displayed a firearm.

“Give me the money,” the thug said, but the deliveryman refused to fork over his dough.

As with the earlier would-be victim, this thief’s gun clearly wasn’t intimidating enough. But when the crook pulled his knife — and added in some menacing stabbing gestures — the deliveryman handed over $50.

Immediately after the attack, the thug called for a cab in front of the building. When the cabbie dropped him off at his destination on Moore Street between Humboldt Street and Bushwick Avenue, the hoodlum pulled out that pistol and a knife and threatened him in Spanish.

“Give me the money,” he demanded.

The driver obliged and gave the thug $12, but cops locked up a 17-year-old suspect the following day.

Details about the arrest were not immediately available.

Updated 12:06 am, January 14, 2009
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Monchin from Williamsburg says:
If this Perp is over 16 years of age please post a photo and his name.
Jan. 17, 2009, 12:36 am
SP from Sunset Park says:
Where are the stats from Sunset Park? and the 72nd Pct?

We want to know!!
Jan. 21, 2009, 5:12 pm

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: