May 23, 2011 / News

Geezer’s scooter stolen practically from underneath him!

68th Precinct

Bay Ridge–Dyker Heights

Scooter swipe

Some jerk jacked an electric scooter from a senior citizen on the 69th Street Pier on May 10.

The 67-year-old victim told cops that he rode his scooter to the esplanade near Shore Road at around noon. He dismounted his ride to gaze at the water for a few minutes, but his scooter was gone by the time he turned around.

Bottle brawl

Some hothead smacked a guy in the face with a bottle during a scuffle at the intersection of Fifth and Ovington avenues on May 13.

The victim told cops that he got mixed up in the brawl around 11:45 pm and was hit by an unknown dude during the chaos.

Major pain

Someone swiped a wallet, phone and painkillers from a car on 82nd Street on May 11.

The victim told cops that she left her ride between Ridge Boulevard and Third Avenue at 12:30 am. She returned an hour later to find her cash, cards, Blackberry and pills missing.

Break-in bad

Someone stole cash and baubles from a 78th Street house on May 14.

The victim told cops that he left his crib, which is between 12th and 13th avenues, at 1:30 pm and returned 12 hours later to find his goods gone.

— Alex Rush


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