Police Beat: 62 and 68 Precinct blotters

November 28, 2014 Editorial Staff
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68th Precinct

Between Monday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 19, the 68th Precinct received reports of one grand larceny and two burglaries. The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


A woman was smoking a cigarette and browsing through her iPhone 6 on Wednesday, November 19 between 4:30 and 4:45 p.m. when an unknown man allegedly approached her and snatched her cell phone from her hand. The unknown perp fled on foot in an unknown direction.


A house near 72nd Street and Narrows Avenue was burgled sometime between 11:57 a.m. and 12:57 p.m. on Monday, November 17. According to cops, an unknown person allegedly entered through the window of the residence and made off with an Omega watch, pearl bracelet, gold bracelet and Swarovski crystal earrings – with a total value of $3,020.


A woman left her home near 75th Street and 12th Avenue on Monday, November 17 around 9:30 a.m. According to cops, when she returned, she found that intruders had entered her residence through the rear door and removed miscellaneous jewelry.

Four perps – known to the NYPD — were apprehended by the 62nd Precinct patrol after a description was put out over the radio that the perps had fled in the direction of the adjacent precinct.

Those same four perps were also said to have entered the basement apartment in the same home, where they attempted to remove property but were unsuccessful.


62nd Precinct

Between Tuesday, November 18 and Monday, November 24, the 62nd Precinct received reports of a felony assault, four robberies and one burglary. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.


Police are searching for two unknown suspects who broke into a home on Thursday, November 20, at 9:28 p.m. on 77th Street between 21st Avenue and Bay Parkway. The victim, a Middle Eastern male, noticed his door had been pried open when arriving home. When he entered, two unknown perps, who were already inside the building, restrained him and ordered him to lay down face first on his bed.

The suspects then hit him with a blunt object and stole $575 from his wallet as well as two iPads. A witness stated that one of the perps was a black male.


On Sunday, November 23, at 3:20 a.m., a male Hispanic claims he suffered a deep laceration when he was struck in the head with a glass bottle at 18th Avenue and 72nd Street by two males, said to be his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend and his brother.

The perps also allegedly punched and kicked the victim repeatedly before fleeing the scene in a Ford Explorer. The victim was treated at a local hospital.


Police are searching for a perp who threw a brick towards the window of a vehicle parked at 16th and Bay Ridge Avenues at 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 23 and stole $3,200 worth of electronics.

The victim stated he had locked the vehicle after parking it and left it for at least 25 minutes.


At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 18, a man returned to his apartment on Shore Parkway and discovered it had been ransacked, and $1,300 worth of jewelry had been stolen.

The victim claims the door was open upon arrival, although there were no signs of forced entry.


Police are searching for an unknown male suspect who approached a white female victim at 12:10 a.m. on Sunday, November 23 on West 10th Street between Avenue O and Avenue P.

The victim approached the female from behind, yanked the purse off her shoulder and threw her to the ground. The female received bruises to the shoulder and knee. Among the items stolen were credit cards and keys.

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