A 35-year-old woman was robbed as she exited Brooklyn Bridge Park on August 2. A thug approached the woman on Adams Street just after 8 p.m. and said “I don’t want to hurt you miss, just give me your phone.” The woman complied and the perp fled the scene.
A man was assaulted on Joralemon Street as he closed up the gym where he worked on August 9. A stranger came into the building, located between Court and Clinton streets, and asked the victim to come outside, where two other men surrounded him and started to punch him.
There was a recent spat of motorcycle thefts, with three motorcycles stolen, including two in one night. The first incident occurred near the corner of Willow and Orange streets on August 3, where a $7500 blue 2009 Kawasaki was stolen. Later that night, another motorcycle was taken near the corner of Hicks and Pineapple streets. That motorcycle was a $5500 1997 purple and yellow Suzuki.
The final theft happened near the intersection of Wyckoff and Smith streets on August 7, when a $5500 black Kawasaki was stolen. Additionally, a 1995 Mecury was reported stolen from the same block last week.
More than $1600 in property was stolen from a car parked near the corner of Livingston and Clinton streets. Along with about $250 in damage to the car, a $200 GPS, $300 iPod Touch and a $250 digital camera were also stolen on July 17.