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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill
An erratic driver crashed into a man’s car on N. Portland Avenue on Jan. 3 — and then robbed him.
The 36-year-old victim told cops he was driving near Myrtle Avenue at 8:40 am when another driver made a U-turn and backed into the victim’s car.
The crass motorist then walked over, opened the victim’s door, and took his phone and money before driving away, police reported.
A pack of crooks robbed a man on S. Oxford Street on Dec. 31.
The 34-year-old victim told cops he was between Hanson Place and Atlantic Avenue at 12:30 am when he was surrounded by the crew. One of them displayed a silver gun and said, “Give me your money,” before taking $100 and the victim’s iPhone.
Police arrested a teenager who they say stole a man’s phone and wallet with two accomplices on Clinton Avenue on Jan. 2.
The 35-year-old victim told cops he was at Greene Avenue at 11 pm when three people approached him. One struck him in the ear, simulated a firearm, and said, “I will shoot you.”
They took his wallet, $3, and his new iPhone. Cops arrested a 14-year-old who they said was one of the perps.
A duo robbed two people on Gates Avenue on Jan. 3.
The 26-year-old victim told cops that he was with a friend at Clinton Avenue at 12:45 am when he was approached by two men. The men punched him in the back and then one of them pulled a knife out and said, “Give me your phone.”
The victim and his friend both handed over their smartphones, and the perps fled.
A team of thieves threatened man and took his phone and money on Clermont Avenue on Jan. 3.
The 29-year-old victim told cops he was at Greene Avenue at 7:40 pm when two men came up to him and one demanded, “Give me what’s in your pockets, I’ve got a gun,” before taking his iPhone and $20.
A knife-wielding thug mugged a woman in Fort Greene Park on Jan. 3.
The 37-year-old woman told cops she was in the part at 11:30 pm when two men approached her. One of them displayed a knife and said, “Give me your phone,” before taking her iPhone.
A burglar stole an iPad and watch from an apartment on S. Elliot Place on Jan. 2 — while the resident was still home.
The 26-year-old victim told cops he was in the bedroom of his apartment at DeKalb Avenue when a crook entered the apartment and took an iPad and watch.
When the thief opened the bedroom door and saw the victim, he fled.
A crook robbed a hair salon on Hanson Place on Jan. 6 — taking four mirrors and a TV.
Representatives from the store between S. Portland Avenue and S. Oxford Street told cops they left the business at 7 am, returning at 3 pm to find the mirrors and a 40-inch television gone.
A goon grabbed a wad of cash out of a woman’s hands on Classon Avenue on Dec. 31.
The 51-year-old woman said she was at Lafayette Avenue when the perp took $30 out of her hand and ran down the street.
Someone drove off in a car parked on Myrtle Avenue on Dec. 29.
The 49-year-old victim told cops she parked her Plymouth Voyager between Hall Street and Emerson Place at 5 am, returning at 11 am only to find it gone.
— Eli Rosenberg
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