A gang of marauders tried to rob
a parking lot attendant on Sands
Street on Oct. 13, police say.
According to the report, four
men approached the booth attendant
of the parking lot near Gold
Street at around 1:40 pm, and commanded
him to ‘give me the keys.’
When he refused, one man punched
the attendant in the face, at which
point the attendant shut the door to
the both and the assailants fl ed to
the High Street subway station.
Some jerk stole a delivery worker’s
bicycle on Livingston Street on
October 13, police say.
The victim told cops he went
into a restaurant near Bond Street
at around 2:30 pm to get pizza and
left his $1,600 electric bicycle outside
unattended. When he emerged,
he saw someone riding it away.
A freewheeling thief stole a guys
car on Pacifi c Street on October 14,
according to cops.
The victim said he locked his
car near Third Avenue and then
stepped away from it any 4:11 pm.
When he returned just a few minutes
later, it had been jacked.
Two pirates robbed and shot a
man on the N Train near the Atlantic
Avenue station, cops say.
The victim told cops he was riding
the train between the Union
and Atlantic Avenue stations at
around 11:35 pm when the two men
approached him and demanded his
wallet before punching him in the
face and shooting him in the face
and neck with BB guns. The men
removed the victims wallet and ran
off the train at Atlantic Avenue.
— Ben Verde
FORT GREENE–CLINTON HILL
Phone and a pipe
A baddie allegedly hit his neighbor
in the head with a metal pipe
and stole their iPhone on Clermont
Street on Oct. 12.
Police said the two were in a common
space in their apartment building
near Fulton Street at about 10
p.m. when the attacker hit the victim
in the head with a metal pipe,
grabbed his iPhone and $76 in cash,
and tried to run off. A nearby police
offi cer chased the thief and tackled
him at the corner of Fulton Street
and Vanderbilt Avenue.
Emergency responders treated
the victim on the scene, and cops arrested
COURIER L 8 IFE, OCTOBER 22-28, 2021
Scorned lover cop
goes to court
Offi cers outside the crime scene in Bensonhurst. Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
the assailant on the scene.
No shirt, no bike
A snake allegedly stole a man’s
shirt and the Citi Bike he was riding
on Willoughby Street on Oct. 14.
The victim told police he was out
riding near Grand Avenue at about
8 p.m. when the reprobate attacked
him, causing him to fall off the bicycle.
The rogue then stole the man’s
blue button-down and the Citi Bike
and rode away.
Cops found and arrested the thief
later that night.
Gun fi ght
Offi cers responded to a report
of a man shot on Adelphi Street on
Cops arrived on the scene, near
Fulton Street, just after 4 p.m. and
found the victim shot in the right
thigh. Witnesses said a group of men
had been fi ghting when one pulled
out a black handgun, shot the victim,
and fl ed down Fulton Street.
Vase for violence
A punk attacked a man with a
vase on Oxford Walk on Oct. 14.
The victim told police he was sitting
with an acquaintance in his
apartment near Myrtle Avenue at
about 8 p.m. when the alleged attacker
started hitting him with a
large vase, injuring his arm, neck,
and left knee.
Offi cers arrested the bruiser on
Thieves for change
A sneak broke into an Ashland
Place apartment on Oct. 12 and
stole a large amount of coins.
Police said the victim left his
apartment near Lafayette Avenue
at 8:30 am and returned at about 7
pm. When he got back to his apartment,
a neighbor warned him that
a window in the front doorway had
been broken. When the victim got
to his door, he realized it was unlocked
and an unknown purloiner
had rummaged through his closets
and drawers and had stolen $30 in
Cops arrested the alleged thief
early the next morning on charges
including burglary and criminal
Fast-food fi lcher
A Flatbush Avenue Popeyes
restaurant was broken into on the
night of Oct. 15.
Police said someone damaged
the front door of the restaurant
near Fulton Street sometime after
9:30 pm and stole more than $2,500
in cash from registers at the front of
the restaurant and from the locked
safe in the manager’s offi ce..
— Kirstyn Brendlen
A home invader stole jewelry,
Louis Vuitton items and cash from
20th Avenue apartment on Oct. 16.
The victim said she returned
to her residence between Benson
Street and Bath Avenue to fi nd the
bedrooms ransacked around 9 pm
and over $15,000 worth of her belongings
missing as well as $8,000
A thief stole the belongings of a
man sleeping in a vestibule on W.
6th Street on Oct. 14.
The victim told police the pickpocket
took his phone and license
right out of his pocket while he
was sleeping between 65th Street
and Avenue O around 3:30 am and
A crook swiped an electric
scooter and $2,000 cash that was
left unattended on Avenue U on
BY BEN BRACHFELD
The off-duty NYPD offi cer who
shot two women last week, killing
one as part of an apparent love triangle,
appeared in court for the
fi rst time on Monday where she
answered to a murder charge.
Yvonne Wu, 31, of Staten Island,
was charged with seconddegree
murder and second-degree
attempted murder in Brooklyn
She allegedly shot her ex-girlfriend
Jenny Li, 23, at Li’s Bensonhurst
residence on Wednesday,
Oct. 13, as well as her former lover’s
new paramour Jenny Liang,
24, using her department-issued
Glock. Liang died from her injuries,
while Li was left in critical
Wu, a fi ve-year NYPD vet who
works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset
Park, confessed to the rampage
when cops arrived, and was arrested.
She was taken to NYU Langone
Hospital for a mental evaluation.
The state Attorney General’s
offi ce is handling the case, as it
considers the incident to be a police
Wu’s attorney requested an
additional mental evaluation to
determine if she is competent to
stand trial, which was granted by
Judge Joshua Glick, per the Attorney
General’s offi ce. She is being
remanded without bail, and her
next court appearance will be on
Investigators believe Wu, who
was off-duty at the time of the incident,
may have been acting out of
jealousy toward her former lover,
with whom she had broken up just
The Daily News reports that
Wu was involved in an altercation
with Li and Liang at least once in
the weeks leading up to the murder.