Thief robs biker on BQE

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Highway robber!

A thief robed a biker — on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway — at knife point on July 13.

The victim told police he was cruising on the highway near Cumberland Street when he dropped his wallet at 10:15 p.m.

He pulled over to pick it up, when a lout in a red jeep pulled over, got out, and snatched the wallet off the road, before yanking out the cash and cards, and tossing it off the side of the elevated roadway, according to police.

When the victim walked up to the wacko, he pulled out a knife and threatened him, cops said.


Cops cuffed a man for allegedly whacking a man with a golf club on Fulton Street on July 9.

The victim told cops that he was arguing with the suspect near St. James Place at 4:50 p.m., when the guy grabbed the club and practiced his swing on the man’s leg.

The victim went to Brooklyn Hospital for treatment, while cops arrested the suspect and charged him with felony assault, according to the authorities.


Police arrested a man for allegedly beating a woman inside a Myrtle Avenue apartment on July 10.

The victim told police that she was arguing with the suspect inside the abode near Ashland Place at 7:45 p.m., when he allegedly pulled out a knife and charged at her.

The woman managed to knock the blade out of his hand, but the suspect slammed her to the floor, choked her until she briefly lost consciousness, and punched her repeatedly, while banging her head on the ground, according to police.

Police arrested the man later that day, charging him with felony assault, cops said.

Helter shelter

A thief nabbed a man’s phone from a Clermont Avenue homeless shelter on July 14.

The victim told cops that he went to bed and left his phone charging in the bathroom at the shelter near Park Avenue at 4 a.m. and when he woke up later that day, he saw that someone had taken it, along with his Bluetooth headphones and smart watch

Bike bandit

Cops arrested a man for allegedly stealing a Citi Bike at Flushing Avenue at July 11.

A police officer reportedly stopped the 19-year-old after spotting him riding the bike on a sidewalk near Carlton Avenue at 1 a.m.

The cop arrested the teen suspect after discovering that the ubiquitous blue rental bike he was pedaling been stolen back in April, landing him with a felony larceny charge, according to authorities.

— Kevin Duggan

Posted 12:00 am, July 17, 2019
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