Cops bust Boerum Hill man for allegedly threatening Starbucks employee in failed robbery

Police arrested a 29-year-old man who attempted to steal from a Downtown Starbucks on Aug. 29.
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Police collared a Boerum Hill man on felony robbery charges for allegedly threatening to beat a worker at a Downtown Starbucks in order to steal a mug on Thursday.

The victim told police he was busy serving customers at the chain coffee shop on Jay Street near Myrtle Avenue at 6 a.m., when the suspect threatened to slug him in the face in a bid to abscond with the ill-gotten cup.

Police arrested the man on the scene, charging him with third-degree robbery, third-degree menacing, and petit larceny charges, according to police.

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Posted 12:00 am, August 30, 2019
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Aug. 30, 7:57 am
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Starbucks robs us everyday! They charge $15 dollars for a regular cup of coffee - just because they know they can get away with it!
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