Bay Ridge

Police Beat: Cops arrest knife-wielding thief at New Utrecht Avenue, crook steals credit card in Bay Ridge market

February 4, 2022 Jaime DeJesus
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68th Precinct

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


ROOMMATE FROM HELL

Cops arrested a 39-year-old man who allegedly attacked his 42-year-old male roommate in their apartment on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 64th Street at 9 p.m. Jan. 27. The victim told cops that the man, who was drunk, hit him in the arm with a glass bottle and threatened to kill him.

ELDER ABUSE

A man attacked the 67-year-old owner of OnAutoSales on 14th Avenue and 63rd Street at 7 p.m. on Jan. 27. Cops said the man hit the victim in the chest and groin.

SPENDING SPREE

A crook stole a man’s debit card in a grocery store on Third Avenue and 81st Street Jan. 28. He then charged $225 on it in a Kings Highway pharmacy, said cops.

62nd Precinct

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

GUT PUNCH

Cops nabbed a 26-year-old man who allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man at knifepoint on New Utrecht Avenue and 70th Street at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. Cops said the man punched the victim in the stomach, stole his phone and other electronics, and threatened to stab him if he called 911.

BEER RUN

A man in his 30s attacked a worker in Walgreens on 86th and Bay 40th Streets at 12:20 p.m. on Jan. 24. Cops said the crook stole beer and hit the worker in the face when he chased him.

NO SWEAT

A thief took $380, credit cards and a bag from a locker in Planet Fitness on 20th Avenue and 86th Street at 9 p.m. on Jan. 25. 

LAST CALL

Two men stole a phone from a 42-year-old male Lyft driver on 86th and Bay 19th Streets Jan. 24. Cops said the driver picked up the crooks at 1:35 a.m.


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