Brute hurls cash register at coffee shop employee

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

In hot water

A villain hurled a cash register at an employee inside a Jay Street coffee shop on May 15, police said.

The employee told cops the snake walked into the fast food store near Willoughby Street at about 4:35 am and chucked the cash register at the employee, and then fled, according to authorities.

Big baby

A ruffian slapped a guy in the face as he was pushing a baby stroller on Fulton Street on May 17, police said.

The 65-year-old victim told cops he was trying to get his stroller around the goon near Hanover Place at about 3:30 pm when the brute slapped and punched him in the face, officials said.

Playground bully

A malefactor swiped a guy’s wallet from his bag in a Furman Street park on May 8, police said.

The 19-year-old victim told cops he had put his backpack on the ground inside the park near Joralemon Street at about 8:45 pm and when he went to pick it back up about an hour later, his wallet — with his university identification card, MetroCard, license, and credit cards inside — was gone, according to authorities. The punk charged the victim’s card for $673, police said.

What a tool!

A jerk swiped two guys’ tools from a Montague Street construction site on May 14, police said.

The first victim said he was working at the site near Clinton Street at about noon when he left to get a ladder, and when he came back an hour later, his tools were gone. The second victim also told police that he left to get lunch around the same time and when he got back, his tools were also missing, cops said.

Park and stolen ride

A punk rode off with a guy’s bike inside a Gold Street parking lot sometime between May 16 and May 20, cops said.

The 48-year-old victim told police he had parked his Jamis Xenith Endura bike inside the lot near Concord Street on May 16 at about 1 pm and when he went to pick it up a few days later at about 3 pm, it was gone, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:44 pm, July 9, 2018
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