Brooklyn Tech Student Held Up at Knifepoint: This Week's Police Blotter

After-school incident involving 14 year old occurred at Lafayette Ave. subway station.

The following blotter was compiled using information provided by the New York Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


  • A 14-year-old  student waiting for a train at Lafayette Ave station on May 16 at 3:47 p.m. was approached by a knife-wielding perp who demanded the man turn over all of the money in his pockets. The perp fled after the teen forked over $10.
  • On May 14 at 1:45 a.m., a 22-year-old man walking in the vicinity of 246 Adelphi St. was approached by a black male who asked him to turn over all of his money while threatening him with a knife. The man gave $40 to the robber, who fled southbound on Adelphi.
  • While waiting for a G train at Classon Ave station on May 14 at 3:50 p.m., a 19-year-old man was kicked by an unknown perp, falling on his back and dropping his Samsung Galaxy cellphone. The perp then grabbed the phone and fled to street level outside the station.
  • At an Old Navy store at Atlantic Terminal Mall, a 17-year-old female was arrested and charged with stealing a red shirt and a pair of cameo shorts on May 15 at 5:20 p.m.
  • An unknown perp struck a 25-year-old man in face and stole his iPhone 4 while he sate on the floor of Ingersoll Community Center’s basketball court on May 17 at 9:25 p.m. The man received cuts to his mouth and cheek and was transported to Bellevue Hospital for treatment. Police are reviewing video surveillance footage of the attack.


  • A young woman reported being hit over the head numerous times by an unknown perp with an umbrella at Fort Greene Place and Fulton Street on May 15 at 5:55 p.m. The victim told police the perp followed her for five blocks before attacking her.
  • During an argument at a residence at Whitman Houses on May 19 at 12:30 a.m., a 22-year-old woman was struck over the head with a bottle by her sister. The woman was treated at Brooklyn Hospital for a cut to her forehead.
  •  on May 20 at 2:30 a.m. left a man with three gunshot wounds—one to the left foot, left and right leg. Perp fled in an unknown direction. A canvass of the area did not turn up any suspects.


  • A neighbor who noticed damage to the front door of an adjacent apartment at a building on St. James Place on May 14 called the unit's occupant to report a possible robbery. Upon arrival, the resident discovered a Canon T3 camera, lenses, iPad and Apple charger missing.
  • A residence under construction on Grand Avenue between Grand Avenue and Fulton Street was the scene of a May 15 burglary in which a MacBook was reported stolen.


  • An attendee of the New York Women & Film Awards at Steiner Studios had her Michael Kors wallet stolen from her pocketbook left in the Brooklyn Navy Yard movie studio's green room on May 10 at around 8 p.m.
  • On May 15, a 62-year-old man discovered a Con Edison account opened in 2010 in his name for service delivered to 270 Greene Avenue. The bill totaled $6,243.92.
  • A man discovered a bag stolen from a vehicle parked in the vicinity of Clinton and Lafayette avenues on May 16 at 7 a.m. The bag was last seen in the vehicle on May 14. The man does not remember if he locked the vehicle's doors.
  • After losing a debit card and wallet with his bank account number and PIN inside back in March, a man recently discovered $2,988.07 withdrawn without his permission.
  • The Citibank branch at Atlantic Terminal Mall reported on May 19 that unknown person(s) did deposit a counterfeit traveller's check in the amount of $4,361.11 into a customer's account and then withdrew an unspecified amount.
  • Target security made the collar on a repeat shoplifter who returned to the Atlantic Terminal Mall store several times between May 17-19, stealing a Phillips DVD player, shirts, spider wrap and another DVD player, worth a total of $2,733. Police identified the perp as Ricardo Burgos, 43.

Grand Theft Auto

  • A man identified by police as Cyrbryle Hunter, 26, took a work van without permission from 168 Clermont Ave. on May 17 at 12:01 p.m. Hunter was apprehended by another employee three blocks away, where he was handed over to police.
  • An employee of Takbeer Contracting Corp. parked his company's 2005 Ford Econoline in the vicinity of Greene and Washington avenues on May 17 at 8 a.m. only to return at the end of the day to find the vehicle missing.


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