The following information was supplied by the 77th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Driver Hits Toddler and Tries to Flee
A 41-year-old man was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident after a cop saw him hit a 2-year-old girl who was being taken across Bergen Street at Vanderbilt Avenue, while their light was green. The driver kept going, but the police officer followed him and pulled him over two blocks away. The girl’s face was bruised. The accident took place at 1:23 p.m. on Saturday April 27, according to a police report.
Mid-Morning Laptop Mugging
Three men stole a 45-year-old man’s Dell laptop as he sat on his Prospect Place stoop. The man was sitting in front of his home, between Classon and Franklin avenues at 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, when the men came up to him and demanded the computer. The man handed it over and the men left. The man described one of the thieves as standing 6-foot-3, weighing about 170 pounds and wearing a baseball hat. He couldn’t describe the other two, according to a police report.
Thieves broke into a Bedford Avenue apartment and stole $1,050 worth of property from a 26-year-old’s apartment including $350 in cash, an iPod, cell phone and computer charger. The theft took place between 1:40 and 1:47 p.m. on Monday, April 23, according to a police report. The report does not indicate how the tenant knew the exact time of the burglary.
ATM iPhone Swipe
A 25-year-old woman had her iPhone swiped after she put it down while using an ATM at the Chase Bank at the corner of Eastern Parkway and Bedford Avenue at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18.
Boy Bruises Cop During Arrest
A 14-year-old boy was charged with resisting arrest after he bruised an officer in the hand as she tried to put him in handcuffs. The officer began to arrest the boy after he started “using abusive language” in front of Acorn High School, “causing a public inconvenience, annoyance and alarm.” The arrest took place at 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at the school, at the corner of Grand Avenue and Bergen Street, according to a police report.