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Man Attacked By Cane-Wielding Perp: This Week's Police Blotter

Incident occurred last Thursday at Brooklyn Hospital.

This blotter was compiled from information provided by the New York Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Robberies

  • Police charged a 50-year-old male with snatching another man's wallet and then beating him with his cane in front of on Dekalb Avenue on May 31 at 6:20 p.m. The suspect took $40 from the man's wallet after engaging him in conversation and asking him for a cigarette. Police arrested him at the scene less than an hour later.
  • A suspect approached a 23-year-old man from behind at Clermont and Park avenues on May 30 at 12:30 a.m. and told him, "If you turn around, I'm going to blow your brains out." The suspect then took $80 in cash from the victim and fled northbound on Clermont. Police described the perp as a male with a buzz haircut and spaces between his teeth.
  • Police arrested and charged a 16-year-old with stealing a 15-year-old's wallet on Waverly Avenue on May 31 at 4:15 p.m.

Assault

  • A 29-year-old woman was struck with an unknown object by an unknown perp at a residence at 450 Carlton Ave. on May 28 at 6:20 p.m. The woman bled from a cut on the right side of the head.
  • A white male suspect is being sought after an incident on June 1 at around 3:50 a.m. at The Andrea condo development's truck parking lot. The suspect is accused of pushing an Andrea parking employee out of a security gate and slamming it into the right side of his body. The worker received treatment at Brooklyn Hospital for his injuries. During the assault, the victim reported hearing the man say, "I'm not moving my car."

Grand Theft Auto

  • An employee of Pro-Tech Plumbing and Heating reported his company Ford Super Duty van stolen from a street parking spot on Gates Avenue near Grand Avenue on May 29 at 12:30 p.m.

Burglary

  • Police arrested a 24-year-old Con Edison employee and charged him with stealing copper wire from the back of his work vehicle on May 29 at 12:40 p.m. at Fulton Street and S. Portland Avenue. Con Ed reps told police that the man did not have permission or authority to remove the wire. 
  • The owner of an apartment building located within the confines of the 88th Precinct reported to police that a tenant's unit had been broken into and a digital camera, laptop, iPod and jewelry stolen on June 1 at 8:45 a.m.

Larceny

  • Around $3,240 in items was stolen from a vehicle parked in the vicinity of 350 Clermont Avenue sometime between the evening May 27 and early morning of May 28. Point of entry was a passenger-side window, which was found smashed.
  • A laptop, car charger and price gun was stolen from a car parked near the intersection of Willoughby Avenue and Hall Street on May 30 at around noon. The owner found his car door opened and lock tampered with. The items were stolen from the car's trunk.
  • An unknown suspect came up from behind and snatched an iPhone 4 from a 27-year-old woman walking west on Myrtle Avenue near Navy Street on May 30 at 10:10 p.m. The suspect then fled into Fort Greene Houses.
  • At American Self Storage on Tillary Street, the renter of a storage locker discovered nearly $3,000 in sound equipment missing last month. A police report was filed on June 2.
Blankocat June 06, 2012 at 10:18 PM
Mr. Leonard, I appreciate your serious tone with this crime blotter.

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