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Brooklyn Paper: Gun-toting menaces steal rental car


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88TH PRECINCT

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Gun theft auto

A pair of armed criminals stole a rental car from a Hudson Avenue garage on Nov. 29.

An employee told police that the two nogoodniks showed a valid Zipcar pass to enter the lot between Dekalb Avenue and Fulton Street at 3:50 am, before threatening the victim with a gun and driving off in a 2015 Volkswagen with Pennsylvania plates. 

No money no problems

A good tried and failed to rob a couple on Gates Avenue on Nov. 28.

The victim told police that the knife-wielding knave jumped toward him and his beau  near Vanderbilt Avenue at 9 pm, but ran away when the would-be victims showed their cashless wallets. 

Feud of fists

Police arrested a man for allegedly beating up his elderly dad at their Monument Walk home on Nov. 26. 

The 66-year-old victim told police that he got into a war of words with his 28-year-old son near Navy Street around 7:10 am, when the younger man allegedly slugged him repeatedly in the face. 

Cops arrived on the scene and cuffed the son for felony assault charges, according to police reports. 

Anti-social 

A group of frauds cheated a woman out of $7,000 on Ashland Place on Nov. 25.

The victim told police that three scammers told her that her Social Security Number had been compromised at Lafayette Avenue at 10 am, and that she’d be arrested if she didn’t give them $7,000 worth of gift cards.

Brooklyn Paper