Police Beat: 62 and 68 Precinct blotters

November 19, 2014 Editorial Staff
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68th Precinct

Between Thursday, November 13 and Sunday, November 16, the 68th Precinct received reports of three robberies and one burglary. The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


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On Thursday, November 13 around 7:15 p.m., three black men allegedly entered a phone store near 70th Street and 13th Avenue displaying a black firearm. According to cops, one perp told the employee to “get in the back or I’ll shoot,” at which point the perps asked, ‘Where are the phones?’”

The employee then told the perps that there were no phones, and the three men instructed him to “get the cash.” The unknown suspects took $100 and fled the scene.


Sometime between 10 and 10:15 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, a 35-year-old Asian man was walking near the corner of 10th Avenue and 62nd Street when three unknown black men allegedly approached him from behind, struck him on the left side of the face and snatched his iPhone 6.

The victim suffered lacerations while the perps also made off with his brown Coach wallet, one debit card, one credit card and $50. The suspects fled eastbound on 62nd Street.


On Sunday, November 16 between 2:25 and 2:45 a.m., a local resident was walking on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Senator Street when four unknown black men allegedly approached him from behind and kicked him to the ground. According to cops, the perps then punched and kicked the victim, while taking his iPhone and headphones from his hand.

The suspects then fled the scene.


A local resident, 39, living near Fort Hamilton Parkway and 73rd Street, left his home on Thursday, November 13 around 3 p.m. When he returned at 5 p.m., he found that an unknown perp had broken into the residence through the basement door, and removed $55,400 in cash from his bedroom.

62nd Precinct

Between Tuesday, November 11 and Monday, November 17, the 62nd Precinct received reports of four felony assaults, three burglaries, six grand larcenies and two robberies. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.


A 36-year-old Hispanic man was robbed at knifepoint while walking home along New Utrecht Avenue near Bay Ridge Parkway at around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11, said police. The suspect, a Hispanic male in his mid-30s, demanded money, but as the victim had none, he pushed the victim and fled.

Police arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly threatening another man with a pair of scissors while demanding money on a northbound D train at around 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11. The train was at the 79th Street station when the altercation happened and the conductor kept the train doors closed until police could arrive. The suspect had the victim’s wallet, $300 and MetroCard on him when arrested.


Three black men allegedly broke into a Walgreens pharmacy on 86th Street off 15th Avenue at around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 16, and stole blood glucose test strips, said police. The three suspects escaped in a blue Chevy van.


Police are searching for a man who reportedly hit a 59-year-old Asian man with an umbrella as he walked home near 21st Avenue and 70th Street at around 9 p.m. on Monday, November 17. The victim sustained a cut to his finger.

Police arrested a 46-year-old Asian woman for allegedly hitting her husband on the head with an umbrella during an argument shortly after midnight on Thursday, November 13 inside their 85th Street home.


Someone broke into a home on 63rd Street between Bay Parkway and 23rd Avenue at around 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 14 and stole various electronics, said police. The thieves broke through the front door lock in order to gain entry.

Someone stole jewelry from a West First Street home near Quentin Road at around 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, November 13, said police. The suspect forced open the rear door to gain entry.

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