Police Beat: Man arrested in assault at Fort Hamilton Parkway supermarket, woman assaulted in Bath Beach bank
The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.
SLASHED WITH BOXCUTTER
A 61-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a man outside a grocery store on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 67th Street March 7. Cops said the men were arguing at around 11 a.m. when the suspect slashed the 51-year-old victim in the neck with a boxcutter.
Tires were stolen from a car parked on Sixth Avenue and 68th Street March 6. Cops said the owner returned to his car at 6:37 a.m. and discovered that the tires were missing.
CROOK NABS BAG
A crook burglarized a car while the owner was inside a dry-cleaning store on Fifth Avenue and 84th Street March 5. Cops said the thief entered the unlocked vehicle at 1:35 p.m. and stole a small bag containing credit cards.
A thief stole power tools from a car on Fourth and Ovington avenues March 3. The 63-year-old victim told police the tools were worth $3,000. Cops said there was no broken glass and the window was left open.
The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.
ATTACKED IN BANK
A 65-year-old woman was assaulted in a bank on 86th and Bay 17th streets March 6. Police said that around 6:40 a.m. a man in his mid-30s hit the woman in the back with a garbage can and pushed her out of the lobby.
ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY
A 15-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 in merchandise from a pharmacy on New Utrecht Avenue and Liberty Pole Boulevard March 2. Cops said the teen entered the store at 11:50 a.m., stole batteries and condoms, broke a metal counter and hit a store employee in the leg.
A 62-year-old Dyker Heights man was the victim of a phone scam March 5. Cops said the man called an Amazon customer service number to make a return but ended up speaking to an impostor, who asked him to buy four $500 gift cards in order to process the refunding. The crook took the victim’s credit card information and stole approximately $10,000.
CAN’T MAKE THIS UP
A crook stole $2,000 in cosmetics from a pharmacy on Kings Highway and West 12th Street March 6. Cops said the crook entered the store at around 5:30 p.m., grabbed the items and fled.
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