88th Precinct

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Clinton Hill »

Woman Robbed at Gunpoint After Not Forking Over 10 Cents, Police Say

The 20-year-old woman was robbed in broad daylight by two gunmen on Lexington Ave., police said.

Fort Greene »

Two People Shot Outside Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene, Police Say

Both victims are in stable condition after the shooting that occurred around 8 p.m. Monday night.

Fort Greene »

Police Crack Down on Unruly Cyclists in Fort Greene

Bicycle summonses, particularly for running red lights, are up 600 percent in the area, police said.

Fort Greene »

Drunk Man Agreed to Hand Over $1K Bike to Unarmed Thief, Police Say

A 40-year-old man handed over his bicycle when asked, because he was drunk, police said.

Fort Greene »

Teen Breaks Officer's Elbow During Arrest While Making Rap Video: Police

The teen fractured the police officer's elbow after he attempted to put handcuffs on him, police said.

Fort Greene »

Teens Toss Rock at Babysitter and Spit on Her, Police Say

The teens also threw a rock at the 28-year-old woman, police said.

Fort Greene »

Teen Who Said He Was Hit by Stray Bullet Near School Shot Himself: Police

The 16-year-old told police he was shot while playing basketball in Fort Greene but later recanted.

Clinton Hill »

Police Investigate Recurring Drug Deals and Prostitution in Clinton Hill

Neighbors say they witness drug deals every 20 minutes outside their homes on Cambridge Place.

Fort Greene »

10-Year-Old Robbed of His iPhone By Man Claiming to Have a Gun, Police Say

The 10-year-old was robbed in the Fulton Street G station, police said.

Fort Greene »

Homeless Encampment Threatening Dog Owners in Fort Greene Park, Locals Say

Police have been called to Fort Greene Park five times in the past five months, records show.

Clinton Hill »

Teen Arrested in Clinton Hill Double Sexual Assault, Police Say

Nicholas Isaac, 17, was arrested for sexually assaulting a 31-year-old woman on a Clinton Hill street.

Fort Greene »

Home Burglaries on the Rise in Fort Greene, Police Say

Overall burglaries have increased by nearly 27 percent this year in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Police Called to Women's Shelter More Than 1,800 Times Since 2003

Residents say fights and crime occur regularly at the 200-bed shelter in Downtown Brooklyn.

Clinton Hill »

Woman Was Sexually Assaulted by Man She Asked for Help After Earlier Attack

Instead of helping the victim, a stranger chose to sexually assault her again, police sources said.

Fort Greene »

85-Year-Old Building Super Attacks Pink Tea Cup Manager With Hammer: Police

Tommy McFarland is the superintendent of 120 Lafayette Ave. where Pink Tea Cup is housed.