Masked teen leads trio in Gates Avenue robbery

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Masked malcontent

Three delinquents robbed a man on Gates Avenue on June 5, according to authorities.

The victim was walking toward Franklin Avenue when the three teens, one of whom was donning a mask, walked up to him and surrounded him near Classon Avenue just before 10 p.m., cops said.

The masked bandit threatened the guy with a pair of scissors and told him to give up his laptop, Kindle and calculator, before the rogues fled toward Grand Avenue, police said.

Narrow escape

Two brutes attacked a cyclist on Fulton Street on June 8, cops said.

The pedaler told cops he was riding at the intersection Fulton Street and Irving Place around 8:50 p.m. when two reprobates charged at him, with one punching him in the face while the other tried to push him off of his two-wheeler. The victim managed to speed away from the baddies.

Bike beaters

A group of goons jumped a cyclist on Classon Avenue on June 9.

The victim was waiting for the traffic light on his e-bike at Fulton Street at 6 p.m. when the four baddies came for him, with one punching him in the face repeatedly while trying to take his bicycle, according to the authorities.

The lout then managed to nab the man’s cellphone before he and his partners in crime escaped to nearby Crisps Attucks Playground, cops said.

Brutal chase

Three nogoodniks beat a teen with a cane at Atlantic Avenue on June 4.

The victim told cops that the villains singled him out at S. Oxford Park and chased him to Atlantic Avenue near Sixth Avenue, where they jumped him and smashed him in the knee with the metal bar, around 7:15 p.m.


Cops collared a man who they suspect of reversing his car into a guy on S. Portland Avenue on June 6.

The suspect and the man were having a spat about parking at the corner of Fulton Street at 4:30 p.m. when the driver put his vehicle into reserve and rammed the man, hurting his leg, cops said.

Police arrested the man at the scene half an hour later and slapped him with felony assault charges, according to the authorities.

Bad communication

Police arrested a woman they suspect of throwing her cell phone at her boyfriend on Monument Walk on June 8.

The victim told authorities he was having an argument with his flame near Park Avenue around 2 a.m. when she threw her phone at him, which cut his nose.

Cops took the woman in on felony assault charges, they said.

CitiBike swipe

A thief stole a man’s CitiBike on Myrtle Avenue on June 4.

The rider told police he left the rented bike on the sidewalk around 9:30 p.m. while going into a store at the corner of Navy Street when the lout nabbed it and fled toward Fort Greene Park.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 10:56 am, June 12, 2019
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Joey from Clinton Hills says:
I was in S. Oxford Park on Monday June 4th at 7:15PM - I didn't see anything. weird.
June 12, 2019, 9:45 am

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