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77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights–
Midnight robbery–
A thug pummeled a 42-year-old man with his fists and a stick on April 23 before making off with the victim’s cell phone, cops said.
The victim said he owed the thug some money and when he replied he didn’t have it, he was socked in the face just after midnight on the northwest corner of Lincoln Place and Franklin Avenue.
The perpetrator fled on foot and remains at large.

Crack in the sewer
A 52-year-old man stepped on the crack cocaine he was carrying and then kicked it into a city sewer as cops approached him, according to police.
The incident unfolded at about 5 pm on April 20 when police observed the man  with crack in front of 1059 Bergen Street.
After being collared, the man was charged with tampering with physical evidence.

Two stabbed, one seriously
A verbal dispute on April 22 led to two men being stabbed and one arrest, police said.
The knife fight erupted at about 7:44 pm in front of 1115 and 1121 Bergen Street when police arrested a 45-year-old man for stabbing a 26-year-old man in the neck and the upper right thigh.
Also found wounded at the scene was a 27-year-old man who was stabbed once in the chest and once in the abdomen. Both victims were rushed to Kings County Hospital.
Police sources said they expect to make an arrest in the second stabbing shortly.

77-year-old stabbed
A cowardly crook stabbed a 77-year-old man four times while robbing him on April 20, police said.
The brazen knifepoint robbery occurred as the victim sat in his parked car on the northeast corner of Dean Street and Kingston Avenue at about 1:20 pm.
The crook approached him at the driver’s side window and said, “Give it up or you’re going to die.”
The thug then stabbed the senior citizen four times in the left arm and took his money by cutting the pocket from his pants.
Following the crime, the victim drove to Interfaith Hospital where he was treated for the wounds and is expected to recover.

Push in robbery
Two punks with the assistance of an accomplice robbed a man in his apartment on  April 21, police said.
The 34-year-old man said he knew the accomplice who knocked at his door at 2:15 am on Kingston Avenue.
Once the victim opened his door a little the other two pushed their way in brandishing a knife.  Then they punched the victim and took his laptop computer and cell phone before the three perpetrators fled together.

Car stolen
A 42-year-old woman woke up on April 18 to find her 2007 BMW stolen,  police said.
The woman had parked the vehicle shortly after midnight in front of 959 Park Place. When she returned the next morning at 8 am the car was missing.

Burglar strikes
A sneaky thief made off with an Apple ipad and Dell laptop computer on April 24, police said.
The perpetrator snuck into the residence of the 32-year-old victim at his 969 Lincoln Place apartment through the basement door at about 11:30 am.
Police said there was no sign of forced entry.

Heroin bust
Police arrested an 18-year-old man for heroin possession on April 23 after a routine traffic stop, police said.
The police made the stop at 6:12 pm after observing the man changing lanes without signaling on the northeast corner of Troy Avenue and Pacific Street.
Upon making the stop, they found an unspecified quantity of glassine envelopes containing heroin in the car.

79th Precinct covering Bedford-Stuyvesant
Party stabbing
Three people were stabbed on April 24 after a large fight broke out at a house party, police said.
Police were called to the 162 Pulaski Street house at 2 am in response to a call of a large fight. They were met at the door by one of the stabbing victims. Two additional victims made their way to local hospitals on their own. All three victims are in stable condition.
This incident remains under police investigation.

Man shot
An unknown assailant shot a 34-year-old man on April 20, police said.
The victim was shot once in the chest at 8:10 pm on the corner of Franklin Ave. and Breevort Place. He was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.
The motive for this crime is unknown and police are continuing their investigation.

Cell phone snatches
In separate incidents, two women had their cell phones snatched from their hands.
On April 19 at 7:50 am, a 21-year-old woman was talking on her phone at the corner of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Hart Street when an unknown male – about 15 years old – snatched her phone and fled.
Then on April 24 at 1:00 a 17-year-old female had her cell phone snatched from her hand by an unknown male described as being about 20 years old.
The theft took place while the victim sat on a bench waiting for a train at the Bedford-Nostrand train station.

81st Precinct covering Stuyvesant Heights

Man stabbed
A man is expected to recover after being stabbed once in the chest on April 21, police said.
The man (with his age not given) was stabbed on the corner of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Monroe Street at 8:45 pm. He was taken to Kings County Hospital.
No arrests have been made and the case was given to the Detective Squad.

88th Precinct covering Fort Greene/Clinton Hill
Bar & restaurant thefts
Several separate incidents of purses being taken from the back of chairs in bars and restaurants were reported, police said.
At 8:45 pm on  April 17, a 27-year-old woman left her purse on her bar stool inside the Fulton Grand Bar on 1011 Fulton Street while she used the bathroom. When she came back five minutes later the purse was gone.  at 10:45 pm on April 20, a 34-year-old woman placed her purse on the back of her chair while dining at Autour Du Monde Restaurant on the corner of Clinton Avenue and Fulton Street. Sometime during the meal the purse was stolen.
At 8 pm on April 21, a 46-year-old woman left her purse on the back of her chair while inside a restaurant at 211 DeKalb Avenue. Sometime during the meal the purse was swiped.
Marshall’s crimes
Two separate incidents at Marshall’s Department Store in the Atlantic Terminal Mall on 652 Atlantic Avenue led to one arrest, police said.
In the first incident a 30-year-old woman was shopping for clothes at 8:30 pm on April 15 when she placed her bag down. Fifteen minutes later she discovered somebody snatched her purse.
In the second incident, police nabbed a 47-year-old shoplifter at 8:12 pm on April 19.The female perpetrator left the store with $1,656 worth of handbags, shoes and lingerie.
Woman burglarized
A 23-year-old woman suspects her ex-boyfriend burglarized her home on April 19, police said.
A creepy punk slapped and robbed a 20-year-old woman on April 21, police said.
The perpetrator approached the woman at 2:15 am inside a candy store at 727 Fulton Street and asked her to work for him as a prostitute.
When the victim refused, he slapped her and then followed her out onto the street. He then slapped her again and took her purse.
Purse snatch
An unknown punk grabbed a woman’s purse in the early morning hours of April 23, police said.
The 19-year-old victim was walking on the northwest corner of Emerson Place and Classon Avenue at 4:30 am when the perpetrator grabbed the purse off her shoulder from behind and fled.

Mugged and robbed
Five Thugs punched and     kicked a man on April 22 before escaping with his BlackBerry, police said.
The 33-year-old victim was walking on the northeast corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and Greene Avenue at 8:20 pm when the punksFive thugs punched and  attacked him with punches and kicks before taking his cell.
Wife beat husband
A woman, 32, was arrested on  April 24 for beating her husband, police said.
The woman attacked her husband inside the Auburn Family Shelter at 39 Auburn Place at 2:50 pm, first hitting him in the left eye with keys She then allegedly scratched and bit his chest.

Man stabbed
A knife-wielding thug brutally stabbed a man as he walked to the bus on April 24, police said.
The attack occurred at 6:20 pm in the parking lot behind 21 Saint James Place.
The 26-year-old victim was stabbed three times in the right shoulder and twice in the left arm. He was removed to Brooklyn Hospital and is expected to recover.
Robbed on Fulton Street
The victim came home to her 15 Quincy Street apartment at 5:45 am to find her 42-inch flat-screen TV and Dell computer missing.
There were no signs of forced entry and the victim said her ex-boyfriend had a key. Police continue their investigation of the case.