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A gun-toting thug forced his way into a Marine Park home on June 3, robbing the woman inside.
Cops said the victim was sitting inside her Kimball Street abode between Avenues U and T when the unidentified male entered, pulled a gun and demanded she hand over her ATM card and PIN.
The man then tied the woman up with duct tape and ran off.
Cops are asking anyone with information about this incident to come forward. Calls can be made to the 63rd Precinct at (718) 258-4411. All calls will be kept confidential.
Shot in the foot
A 23-year-old man was hospitalized on May 31 after he was shot in the foot.
The victim told police he was nearing the corner of Troy Avenue and Avenue I when an unidentified assailant opened fire, striking him in the shoe.
The man took himself to an area hospital for treatment.
Memorial Day mayhem
A Flatlands woman was attacked and robbed inside her own apartment on May 31, police said.
The 31-year-old victim told police that she was inside her home on Avenue L between East 37th and East 38th streets when a 29-year-old male acquaintance assaulted her during a 12:30 am visit.
The male — who was later arrested — took an assortment of jewelry from her bedroom, officials said.
Shoes were flying during a catfight inside a Flatlands club that spilled out into the street on May 31.
Officials said at 4:30 am two women struck a third female club hopper in the head with their shoes, leaving her with light injuries.
The ensuing brawl was too big for the bar to contain, and soon bled outside the night spot on Avenue J and Utica Avenue to the corner of Avenue J and East 49th Street, where a second woman was struck in the head with a shoe.
Responding officers arrested the three shoe assailants a short time later.
Followed and stabbed
A blade-wielding thug wanted the last word in an argument with a 24-year-old on June 2, police said.
The victim said the argument with the 20-year-old stranger started on Glenwood Road near East 59th Street in Flatlands at 11:10 pm. He thought the argument ended when he stormed off, but his opponent followed him for a short distance, then jumped him, stabbing him in the stomach and arm.
A thief forced his way into a Bergen Avenue apartment building on May 31, raiding two apartments.
Police said that the thief entered the building, which is between Ralph Avenue and Avenue K, sometime after 11 am. Once inside, he forced open the doors of two apartments, taking an undetermined amount of property.
Front door kicker
A brazen burglar tried to raid a Marine Park home on May 28 after forcing open the first door he saw — the front one.
A homeowner on East 32nd Street between Avenue R and Fillmore Avenue told police that someone snapped the lock to his front door sometime after 10:50 pm, but fled the scene before stepping inside.
A gun-toting thief held up a Flatlands Avenue office on May 24 as a worker opened up for business.
The merchant told police that he was lifting the security shutters to the office, which is between East 59th Street and Ralph Avenue, at 7:45 am when the thief ran up and pulled a gun.
The thief forced the 36-year-old employee to fork over $500, his credit cards and a cell phone.
Cops were still looking for the thief as this paper went to press.
Stabbed and robbed
A crew of thieves stabbed a 25-year-old in the neck during a bloody robbery on May 26.
The victim told police that the thieves jumped him just before 8:15 pm at the corner of Avenue I and East 34th Street, demanding his cellphone.
In the ensuing fisticuffs the victim was stabbed in the neck and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Three of the four thieves were arrested.
A crew of thieves hijacked a food delivery man on May 28.
Police said that the suspects grabbed their victim on East 57th Street between Avenues H and I at 9:40 pm, and punched him in the face, taking $70 and the food order he was about to drop off.
Help wipe out graffiti
As the ongoing war against graffiti vandalism continues, cops are offering a $500 reward to anyone with information that can help them arrest neighborhood vandals.
The hefty reward is part of the city’s ongoing push to rid New York of graffiti, the leading quality of life complaint brought to police.
Anyone with information about graffiti vandalism in their neighborhood is urged to contact either 311 or 911.
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