68th Precinct Police Beat: Woman assaulted on her way to work, power tools swiped from Bay Ridge basement

Between Friday, October 2 and Sunday, October 11, the 68th Precinct received reports of three burglaries (two completed, one attempted), and three robberies (two completed, one attempted). The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


A man was walking near Fort Hamilton Parkway and 64th Street on Tuesday, October 6 when, around 1 p.m., cops say, he observed a black man in his 20s standing in between two vehicles. According to cops, the man then displayed a black firearm — possibly a revolver — and told the victim, “Gimme, gimme” before fleeing eastbound on 64th Street.

There were no injuries sustained and no property was taken.

Shortly after the incident, a possible suspect was observed in the Fort Hamilton Parkway “N” station.


A 56-year old man told cops that, sometime between 4:45  and 6:24 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, an unknown perp entered through the side alley of his home near 97th Street and Marine Avenue, causing damage to the rear side door.

Upon hearing an alarm, cops said, the perp — described only as a white man — fled eastbound on 97th Street.

No items were stolen from the home.


A 45-year-old Asian woman returned home near Bay Ridge Parkway on Monday, October 5 to find that, sometime between 3:50 p.m. and 4:35 p.m., her front door window had been broken into. According to cops, approximately $6,000 was swiped from a locked box the victim kept in her bedroom dresser.

The perp — described as a white man wearing a gray hoodie, blue jeans and white sneakers — also made off with a white gold necklace (worth $5,000) and a yellow gold necklace (worth $1,200). He is said to have entered through the front door, and to have later fled eastbound on Bay Ridge Parkway.


Sometime between 7 and 8:45 a.m. Monday, October 5, an unknown perp broke into a home near Fifth Avenue and Senator Street and stole hundreds of dollars worth of power tools. According to cops, the perp entered the house through the basement window.


A 56-year-old Asian woman was walking to work just before 8 a.m. on Sunday, October 11 when, cops say, a 52-year-old man approached her from behind and threw her to the ground. According to cops, the man  shouted, “Where’s your money,” and “Give me your money,” and yanked on the woman’s purse.

The alleged perp was then tackled to the ground and held down by a passerby until cops arrived.

He was arrested at the scene.

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