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A girl believed to be around 15 years old pummeled a 53-year-old woman on the streets of Gravesend, swiping her pocketbook before running off, cops say. Now authorities are looking for help identifying the girl, whose image was captured by surveillance cameras at a nearby store. The incident took place at approximately 8:30pm on December 15.…

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An attempted carjacking on East 6th Street near Avenue Z was stopped in its tracks when the suspect was scared off by a passenger’s screaming. Cops say a 59-year-old woman was parking her car at the intersection just after 3pm on Thursday, January 1, when a man jumped into the back seat. The man demanded the…

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A masked man robbed the 2702 Knapp Street 7-Eleven Wednesday morning, threatening to shoot the convenience store’s clerk if he failed to cooperate. The suspect, wearing a ski mask, strolled into the store at 3:11am, pulled a gun and kept it trained on the clerk as he demanded money. Surveillance video of the incident released…

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Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stuck up Sheepshead Bay Pharmacy at gunpoint, making off with $200. Cops say the man walked into the 3558 Nostrand Avenue drug store on Monday at 6:00pm. He drew a silver pistol and ordered the counterperson to open the register. He grabbed $200…

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Cops believe the same man is behind a handful of incidents in Sheepshead Bay in which the suspect posed as a police officer, flashed a gun and demanded property before running off. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 35 years old, 5’7″ tall and approximately 160 lbs, and is believed to have…

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The NYPD has released video of the three suspects who robbed a 67-year-old woman at gunpoint in an elevator of the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses in Coney Island. As we first reported last week, three suspects followed the woman into the elevator of 425 Neptune Avenue at 8pm on September 22. The doors closed and the…

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