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Shot in face
A 23-year-old man was hospitalized on Oct. 29 after being shot in the face during a violent exchange with another man.
The victim was on Ryder Street when he was shot at 11:50 am, although police wouldn’t say exactly where.
The gunman ran off and was still being sought by late Tuesday.
Thieves broke into Roy H. Mann Junior High School on Oct. 29, taking an undisclosed amount of electronics.
Police said that the thieves forced open a back window sometime after 12:30 am in order to get inside.
Two thugs held up a 13-year-old bus commuter on Oct. 25, taking his cellphone.
The victim said his bus was passing the corner of Avenue J and Utica Avenue at 5:15 pm when the thieves boarded the bus and pulled a gun on their victim, taking his property.
A pair of hooligans jumped an 18-year-old outside of Kings Plaza on Oct. 26, but ran off empty handed.
The victim said she had just left the mall, which is at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U, on Oct. 26 when a 21-year-old and 17-year-old grabbed her and tried to remove her cellphone from her hands.
But, after a brief struggle, the thieves ran off without anything — only to be grabbed up by cops shortly after.
Two on one
Two men held up an 18-year-old on E. 64th Street on Oct. 26, taking $150 and some credit cards.
The duo claimed to have a gun, but never flashed the weapon during the 8:30 pm exchange near Basset Walk, police said.
Ralph Ave. raid
A pair of thieves took $63,000 from a 58-year-old man during a harrowing gunpoint robbery on Ralph Avenue.
Police were told that the two thugs jumped their victim at about 1:55 pm and put a gun to the back of his head and demanded the cash.
The thieves then ran off, said police, who were still looking for the thugs by Tuesday evening.
Black mask attack
A gun-toting masked maniac robbed a 53-year-old man on Oct. 17 on E. 58th Street.
The victim was between Avenue H and Avenue I at 11:50 pm when the suspect grabbed him and flashed his gun.
The thief made off with $360 and some jewelry, police said.
Guns and getaways
A thief pulled a gun on a woman on Avenue N on Oct. 21, but ran off before he could get any money.
The 47-year-old woman was nearing E. 48th Street at 11:35 pm when the man approached her from behind, drew his gun and ordered her to hand over her property.
But before she got a chance to hand over the money the thief lost his nerve and ran off, police said.
An over-caffeinated man wigged out inside a Ralph Avenue diner on Oct. 24, throwing a pot of hot coffee at another patron.
Police said the man, apparently upset, started a skirmish inside the eatery, which is between Glenwood and Flatlands Avenue, at 5:20 pm.
During his fit the man threw the hot joe at a 22-year-old man, who was scalded. A 35-year-old woman also suffered an injury to her knee.
Followed and robbed
A gun-toting goon followed a 23-year-old for at least a block on Oct. 18 before swiping her cellphone on Foster Avenue.
The victim was nearing E. 56th Street at 10:15 pm when the goon jumped her.
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