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A thug pulled a gun on a 61-year-old man on March 16 during a harrowing holdup on West Street.
The victim told police that he was leaving work at 1:35 am when the thief jumped him between Avenues X and Y, robbing him of $300.
A thief snagged a T-Mobile cellphone from a 21-year-old sitting on a Coney Island-bound N train on March 18.
The train had just entered the 86th Street station, which is at W. Seventh Street, at 8:40 am when the thief grabbed the cellphone and fled the train.
A 13-year-old girl was taken into custody on March 18 after she brutally attacked her own mother inside their Bragg Street apartment.
Cops were called to the home, which is between Avenues X and W, at 11:16 pm after the girl had struck her 33-year-old mother in the head with a cellphone, pulled her hair and bit her.
A hooligan left a 56-year-old man flat on E. 29th Street on March 10 after slashing the tires to the man’s 1995 Mercedes Benz.
The owner of the luxury car told police that he had parked his car between Avenues W and X at 2 pm. He returned at 9:30 pm to find his car sitting on its rims.
A thief swiped a wallet from a 52-year-old professor at Kingsboro Community College on Oriental Boulevard on March 12.
The victim told police that her purse was inside her classroom at 2 pm when the wallet was was taken from it. It contained her driver’s license and college ID.
Credit swipers sought
Police are looking for two young women who went on a CVS shopping spree with a stolen piece of plastic.
Employees of the chain pharmacy, which is near the corner of Neptune Avenue and W. Fifth Street, told police that the women came into the store on Feb. 25 and purchased a notebook and some groceries with the stolen credit card.
The card was taken from a wallet stolen from a Mandee’s clothing store on Brighton Beach Avenue, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the two women is asked to contact NYPD CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-8377. All calls will be kept confidential.
A thief broke into a Homecrest Avenue garage containing two luxury cars on March 10 — but took nothing.
The owners of a 2007 Audi and a 2011 Jaguar told police that the door to their garage, which is between Avenue Z and Voorhies Avenue, was compromised at 4:30 pm, but their cars were miraculously left alone.
A thug attacked a 20-year-old outside the Sheepshead Bay train station on March 13, stabbing his victim three times during the near-fatal attack.
Witnesses said that the bloodshed began at about 9 pm on the Sheepshead Bay Road entrance to the station, which is at E. 16th Street.
The thug fled Sheepshead Bay Road in a white Infiniti, leaving his victim, a resident of Staten Island, bleeding out in the street.
Paramedics rushed the victim to an area hospital, where he’s currently on the mend.
Radio Shack raid
A thief busted his way into a Nostrand Avenue Radio Shack on March 11, taking three phones and $65 in change.
Workers told police that someone cut through the metal roll down gate to the store, which is between Avenues X and Y, at about 4:30 am.
He then threw a brick through the locked glass door in order to get inside, workers told police.
Robbed on delivery
A thief raided a UPS truck making deliveries on Batchelder Street on March 11 — but ended up getting a hodgepodge of prizes.
The UPS delivery man said he left his truck parked between Avenue Y and Z at 9 pm to drop off a parcel.
He returned to his vehicle a short time later and found it had been looted. An inventory later reveled that two Blackberry cellphones and two fishing poles were the only things missing.
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