Between Thursday, June 16 and Sunday, June 19, the 62nd Precinct received reports of one burglary, two felony assaults and one grand larceny. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.
BIG TIME BURGLAR
A 39-year-old man told police that on Sunday, June 19 at around 1 a.m., he returned to his Bay Ridge Avenue home to find the front door lock and a skylight window broken. After searching the home, the 39-year-old found he was missing $10,000, electronics and jewelry. Surveillance footage from two nearby locations is being reviewed.
An 18-year-old Hispanic woman’s boyfriend strangled her following a fight the couple had at an apartment near Avenue O and West 10th Street on Friday, June 17 at around 7:50 p.m. According to police, the woman received medical attention at the scene. The man, said to be Hispanic, left before police arrived.
A 21-year-old white woman told police that while walking along 23rd Avenue near Avenue O on Sunday, June 19 at around 1:50 a.m., she was approached by an unknown man who put a sharp object to her back and said, “I don’t want to hurt you,” before cutting the straps to her purse and taking the contents with him. Cops later apprehended the person they believe to be the perp, a 37-year-old Hispanic man.
On Thursday, June 16 at around 2:30 p.m., a 31-year-old man received a phone call from someone claiming to work for the government. The unknown perp told the man that he had won $10,200 and to receive his winnings he needed to purchase $300 worth of iTunes gift cards and send $820 via Western Union. The 31-year-old sent the money, totaling $1,120, to an address in Queens.