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Slugged in the face, then threatened with box-cutters

Brooklyn Daily

62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Razor rivalry

Police arrested a suspect who they say beat another gentleman on Kings Highway — then taunted him with a box-cutter — on Dec. 21.

The victim told police that he was between W. Seventh and W. Eighth streets at 3:15 am when the suspect slugged him in the face. The suspect then drew a box-cutter and threatened the victim, cops said.

Running tackle

A suspect was arrested for his part in a brutal robbery on Bay Parkway on Dec. 4.

The victim told police that he was near 66th Street at 1:30 pm when the suspect sent him sprawling to the ground with a running tackle and taking his iPhone.

An accomplice then ambushed the victim while he was struggling with the suspect, punching him in the face several times, police said.

Clocked on the Bay

Police arrested two men who they say beat a man and threatened him at knifepoint during a botched robbery attempt on Bay Parkway on Dec. 23.

The victim told police that he was near 85th Street at 9:37 pm when the suspects threatened to stab him if he didn’t hand over his cellphone. The victim refused, leading one of the suspects to slug him in the face before fleeing, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

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