Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
Someone snatched a woman’s purse on Degraw Street on Dec. 19.
The 48-year-old victim said she left the bag under her car seat at around 2 pm near Columbia Street, and when she returned to the vehicle five minutes later, the thief had already struck, making off with three credit cars and $100.
A “hunchback” burglarized a First Place lobby on Dec. 20.
A witness told cops he saw a man leaving the building, which is near Court Street, at around 7:05 pm, hunched over and carrying a shopping bag. The 49-year-old victim said the boob, who had a noticable hump akin to Quasimodo, made off with the contents of her parcel — videos worth $150.
A thug robbed a man at gunpoint on Court Street on Dec. 20.
The 24-year-old victim said he was near W. Ninth Street at 11:56 pm when the jerk pounced, brandishing a pistol and demanding cash. The creep made off with a $50 Samsung cellphone, five credit cards, and a driver’s license.
A mugger stole cash from a man on Garnet Street on Dec. 20.
The 53-year-old victim said he was on his way to catch a bus near Court Street, when the thief sidled up to him at 11:40 am and said, “Let me get that money.” The pushy perp shoved his hand in the victim’s pocket and made off with $230.
— Gary Buiso
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