Police Beat: Man displays gun in Bay Ridge, another delivery man robbed in Bensonhurst

December 31, 2020 Jaime DeJesus
Police Beat: Man displays gun in Bay Ridge, another delivery man robbed in Bensonhurst
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68th Precinct

The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


A crook stole faucets from a home near 11th Avenue and 80th Street Dec. 24. According to reports, at around 5:30 a.m., the victim’s neighbor called him and told him that his back door was open. Surveillance footage showed the perp pushing the door open and then fleeing with the sinks.


A 54-year-old woman was robbed in her home on Fourth Avenue and 85th Street Dec. 22. The victim said that a 67-year-old woman she hired to help her at home stole her wallet and made more than $1,200 worth of withdrawals and charges.


A man pulled a gun on five men on Narrows Avenue and 81st Street Dec. 22. According to reports, at around 3:50 a.m., the men were parked outside one of their homes when a stranger got out of a BMW, approached them and displayed a black firearm. The men drove off and called 911.


A thief stole baseball memorabilia worth $1,175 from a car on Eighth Avenue and 63rd Street Dec. 26. Reports say that at around 3 p.m., the victim, a 49-year-old man, drove his mother to the doctor’s office and gave his car keys to a valet attendant. When the man returned to his car, he noticed that several items, including a Jackie Robinson baseball card and a watch, were missing.

62nd Precinct

The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.


A 45-year-old deliveryman was attacked and robbed by two men on 16th Avenue and 78th Street Dec. 27. According to reports, at around 5 p.m., the victim was delivering food when the men got out of a black car and approached him. One of them pushed him to the floor, feigned having a gun in his jacket pocket and demanded money. When the victim refused, they took his wallet, which contained $800, and drove away.


A crook robbed a discount store on 23rd Avenue and 86th Street Dec. 22. Reports claim that around 11:20 p.m., the man broke the lock on the gate and stole electronics and $100 in cash.


A 48-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attacking his 32-year-old wife with a boxcutter in an apartment on 17th Avenue and 77th Street Christmas Day. According to reports, at around 1:30 a.m., the suspect allegedly cut his wife on her right arm. The woman told police that her husband may have been intoxicated at the time.


A crook stole clothes from a laundromat on 25th Avenue and 86th Street Dec. 6. Reports say that at around 10:45 a.m., the victim, a 41-year-old woman, dropped off $3,000 worth of clothing at the store. While she was gone, she claims, someone tricked the laundromat’s owner into giving them her clothes.

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