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Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
A gun-flashing cretin held up a woman on the C train for her iPhone on Dec. 14.
The woman said that she had just entered the train at the High Street station near Red Cross Place and Cadman Plaza East when the creep sat next to her at about 6:15 pm. He flashed his gun and demanded the phone. She handed it over, and he fled at the next stop.
Some godless creeps broke into a Henry Street church and stole two DVD players on Dec. 13.
Church officials arrived at the First Presbyterian Church, which is near Clark Street, at about 9 am to find that three doors were busted in. Inside, stuff had been thrown on the floor and the expensive movie players were gone.
Some fast thieves stole just about everything of value out of a Fourth Avenue apartment in an hour on Dec. 14.
The victims said they left the house, which is near Dean Street, at about 4 pm. When they returned at 5 pm, the door was busted in and a computer, Nintendo 64, Xbox, Playstation, and games were gone.
A quiet quack broke into a Lawrence Street apartment and stole a laptop and iPhone while its resident was sleeping on Dec. 15.
The girl said that the lurker came in through the front door of her apartment, which is near Willoughby Street, before she woke up at 2:30 am. The perp came into her room, took the electronics, and left without disturbing her.
A woman was arrested for assaulting someone over a cellphone on Fulton Street on Dec. 15.
The victim told cops that the two had “a dispute” over the phone near Flatbush Avenue Extension at about 7 pm, when her assailant pulled out her weapon of choice — a bottle of cranberry juice. The perp smashed it over the victim’s head, but cops caught up and collared her.
Thugs broke into a Pacific Street apartment and took a box full of expensive jewelry on Dec. 15.
The tenants told cops that the thieves went to the apartment, which is between Boerum Place and Smith Street, at about 10:30 am to find the place ransacked and the box missing. It contained rings, necklaces and other gems.
A violent brute punched a man in the face and ran his pockets at Commodore Barry Park on Dec. 16.
The victim said that he was walking in the park, which is near Flushing Avenue and Navy Street, at about 2:45 pm when the perp punched him, pushed him to the ground and grabbed his iPod and phone before fleeing.
— Andy Campbell
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