Burglaries have jumped 39 percent, partly driven by thefts of new appliances and tools, police say.
From the Ingersoll Houses to Fort Greene Park, police are tackling Fort Greene's five crime hot spots.
The suspects took the woman's cell phone but could not get her purse, according to the NYPD.
The owner of Milk and Roses in Greenpoint suffered two cuts to his chest from the incident, police said.
Though the number of NYC shootings is up, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said crime is down overall.
A woman in Central Park was shot with a BB gun by a group yelling anti-white epithets, police said.
The woman told police she didn't know how the four bricks of cocaine ended up in her bag, the NYPD said.
As of Aug. 10, the number of felony assaults had risen by 58 percent compared to last year.
The 100th Precinct saw the jump, while the neighboring 101st Precinct saw a 47 percent spike.
A 27-year-old was riding on Lafayette Avenue when a woman pulled her off her bike and stole her bag.
The 22-year-old victim was shot in front of 501 W. 147th St. at 1:57 a.m., police said.
The victim was punched by a man who was standing outside 99 Jane St., police said.
Police arrested the suspects after one dropped a bag of guns out of a window on Saint Marks Avenue.
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A man stole backpacks from JC Penney and punched a staffer for getting in his way, police said.
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