Police Beat: Man robbed at gunpoint in Dyker, crook beats victims in Bensonhurst

68th Precinct

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


A man was arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing an 18-year-old man on 11th Avenue and 67th Street Dec. 28.

According to reports, at around 11:14 p.m., the victim got into an argument with two men in another car. The men pointed a gun at him, took his phone, laptop and cellphone and drove away. 

Cops said the arrested man had a knife in his possession and controlled substances were found in his Jeep.


A grocery store on 11th Avenue and 66th Street was robbed Dec. 29. Reports say that at around 9:45 a.m., a thief broke in through the rear window and removed $4,920 from the ATM machine.


A crook stole cash that a woman accidentally left inside a grocery store on Fifth Avenue and 81st Street Dec. 29. According to reports, at around 4:15 p.m., the woman left a bag containing $230 in the store. When she went back to get it, it was gone. Surveillance cameras show a woman around 50 years old in a blue jacket and blue medical mask grab the bag and leave the store.

62nd Precinct

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


A 30-year-old man was attacked and robbed on 16th Avenue and 83rd Street Dec. 30. According to reports, at around 10:15 a.m., two men walked up to him at his car, punched him several times in the face and stole around $2,000, credit cards and electronics.


A 19-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attacking a 68-year-old man during an argument inside a home at Kings Highway and Lake Street Jan. 1. Reports say that at around 12 a.m., the suspect punched the victim in the face while they were arguing.


A 52-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attacking his girlfriend inside an apartment near 21st and Bay Ridge Avenues Jan. 1. According to reports, at around 9:45 a.m., the man grabbed her neck and tried to strangle her.


A 31-year-old woman who lives on 15th Avenue and 65th Street was scammed out of $2,500 Dec. 29. Reports claim that at around 1:27 p.m., she received a call from someone posing as an Apple employee who told her to send $946 via Zelle. The crook also took her to purchase $1,500 worth of gift cards from Target and got the PIN numbers from her.

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