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Violent beating on Gold St.

84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

The strangler

A violent jerk choked a man on Gold Street, then took his cellphone on April 7.

The 40-year-old victim told cops that he was near Concord Street at 10:40 pm when the thug yelled, “Yo, give me all your money!”

The man refused, so the thug punched him in the face, then strangled him before snatching his $100 cellphone.

Cops arrested a 52-year-old man the same night.

Bad bloods

Two thugs beat up a teenager, then snatched his cellphone on Prospect Street on April 7.

The 14-year-old victim told cops he was strolling near Jay Street at 8 pm, when one of the jerks asked him, “Are you a Blood or a Crip?”

“I’m nothing,” he told the bullies, but they started to punch and kick him in the face anyway.

One of the thugs then snatched his gray Blackberry cellphone and they both away.

Mean girls

A mob of bullies beat up a teenage girl and snatched her stuff on Fulton Street on April 6.

The 17-year-old victim told cops that she was near Gallatin Place at 5:25 pm when eight girls started to hit her, knocking off her glasses.

One of the bullies snatched an umbrella from her hand; another swiped her Droid cellphone, then threatened to kill her by pushing her in front of a train.

Cops arrested one of the girls the next day.

Sporty snatch

A quick-moving jerk snatched a woman’s wallet inside a clothing shop on Fulton Street on March 16.

The 24-year-old victim told cops that she set her black purse on a chair at Dr. Jays Ladies, which sells sporty urbanwear near Lawrence Street at around 2 pm, then walked away for a minute. That was enough time for someone to snatch her purse and the $54 inside.

479 Fulton St.

Beauty bandit

A scoundrel snatched a purse from a salon worker on Livingston Street on April 7.

The 43-year-old worker told cops that she set her brown Coach purse inside a cabinet at Top Nail Design near Nevins Street at around 10:30 am. At the end of her shift, it was gone — and so was the $300 inside.

Sad shopper

A jerk swiped a woman’s purse while she was shopping on Fulton Street on April 1.

The 63-year-old victim told cops that she was trying on a sweater at Modell’s, a sporting goods shop, near Elm Place at around 7 pm when she placed her bag down for one minute. That was enough time for the jerk to snatch the purse, which had a $500 money order inside.

Not so ‘Fine’

A crook snatched a purse from a club-goer on Front Street on April 8.

The 25-year-old victim told cops that she had placed her purse on a bar stool at Superfine at around 8:15 pm.

A sneaky woman then sat next to her and, a couple hours later, the woman discovered that her purse was nowhere to be found.

D-train downer

A bold thief swiped a woman’s cellphone inside a subway car near DeKalb Avenue on April 5.

The 37-year-old victim told cops that she was riding the D train at 11:55 pm, when it stopped and a man in a blue hooded sweatshirt snatched the black iPhone from her hands. He ran off the train just before the doors closed.

— Natalie O’Neill

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