This blotter was compiled using information provided by the New York Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
At 4 p.m. on Dec. 3, a 15-year-old male said an unknown perp approached him at South Oxford Park and said "I like your belt." The perp tried to take the male's belt and when the male pushed him away, the perp and several other suspects punched and kicked him. They removed his red Gucci belt and his cellphone. The male was brought to Methodist Hospital to be treated.
At 3 a.m. on Dec. 4, a 19-year-old male entered his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend's residence near DeKalb Avenue through the window while she was sleeping, waking her up. He tried to take her cellphone from her hand and when she resisted, he bit her on her back, leaving a mark. He fled with the phone through the same window. He was arrested in connection with the incident the next day and the female's phone given back to her by the male's mother.
At 10:20 a.m. on Dec. 9, a 28-year-old man reported that at 2 p.m. on Dec. 1, he was walking home from a bank and an unknown perp came up behind him and pushed what the man believed felt like a gun into his back. The suspect went through the man's pockets and took $565.
At 10 p.m. on Dec. 9, two men pushed their way inside a Whitman Houses apartment while displaying a black hand gun. The perps rummaged through the apartment and then pistol whipped a 25-year-old female resident, indicating that they were there because someone who lived in the residence was disrespectful to someone they knew. The perps left with $2000 and two new cell phones. Witnesses saw the perps leave the apartment and run down the stairs.
At 4 p.m. on Dec. 3, a 17-year-old male said an unknown perp approached him at South Oxford Park and asked "Are you a Crip or YBS?" The male said he was neither and then the perp and several other suspects attacked him, punching, kicking and stabbing him in the arm with an unknown weapon. The victim was brought to Methodist Hospital.
At 7 a.m. on Dec. 8 a 37-year-old male was hanging out at the Washington Motel when he tried to stop an argument between a man and a woman. The woman stabbed the male in the left shoulder and center of his chest with a pair of scissors and then fled. The male was brought to Brooklyn Hospital.
At 4 p.m. on Dec. 3, a woman, 32, discovered her flat screen television and xbox game console missing from her St. Edwards Street residence. There were no signs of forceable entry. The woman noted her son had lost his set of keys to the residence two weeks before the incident.
At 6:05 a.m. on Dec. 4, a perp entered the Business Foreman Deli and Grocery through its night service window by breaking its plexi glass and removed $150 from the cash register. A 23-year-old male was arrested in connection with the incident later that morning.
At 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 5, a 23-year-old female discovered an unknown perp in her Steuben Street residence trying to take her Apple laptop. The female chased the suspect outside and was able to take back her computer before the perp fled. The female said the perp had a round face with facial hair, standing approximately 5-foot-9, weighing 150 pounds with short hair. The perp was last seen wearing blue jeans and a gray hoodie.
At 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 4, a 40-year-old woman was riding a northbound G train when a perp snatched her black iPhone 4 from her as the train doors were closing and fled at the Clinton and Washington Avenues station.
On Dec. 5 a woman reported that she was selling an item on Craigslist when a potential buyer contacted her and said he was going to purchase the item. The perp sent two money orders totaling $975 each to the woman, though she was selling the item for $450. The suspect said his assistant made a mistake and asked her to deposit the money orders and send the suspect the difference. She sent him a money order for $1,370, and then found out the money orders the perp sent her were fraudulent.
At 11:14 a.m. on Dec. 5 a 69-year-old man attempted to pay for his food at Happy Happy Chinese Restaurant on Fulton Street with a $20 bill when a perp snatched the money out of the man's hand. Later that same day, a woman's purse containing her cellphone, social security card, credit card and cash was stolen from New Hon Cheong Kitchen on Greene Avenue. A 45-year-old man was arrested in connection to these two incidents later that same day.
At 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 30, a 50-year-old man discovered two rings valued at $1,800 missing from a bag he placed inside his closet in his South Oxford Street residence. The man noticed his property missing from his bag after a moving company he hired left his property.
At 1:20 p.m. on Dec. 8, two men snatched a 33-year-old woman's purse while she was getting her hair done at a Fulton Street salon. They fled in an unknown direction and got away with $1,215 in property, including an Apple iPad, a Marc Jacobs wallet, credit cards and cash.
Police arrested a man on Dec. 8 for stealing a straphanger’s cellphone on the 4 train at Barclays Center-Atlantic Avenue station. The 32-year-old victim told police that he was sleeping on the 4 train when someone brushed up against him, waking him up at Barclays Center-Atlantic Avenue station at around 7 a.m. The 34-year-old man who woke up the victim, handed him a pack of cigarettes and debit card, stating, “Is this yours?” The victim then realized that his iPhone was missing. The victim asked him about the iPhone, but the crook kept walking and went to another train car. When the train stopped at Brooklyn Bridge, the crook got off and tried to ignore the man. The victim got the police and they found the iPhone on his person and arrested him.