On September 24th, four muggers pummeled a man in Fort Greene Park, taking his Blackberry and money. The incident occurred in the park near Dekalb Ave around 2:30PM in the afternoon.
On September 14th, two people were mugged by a gang of 12 miscreants near Fort Greene Park. One of the perps snatched a bag from a bench near Dekalb Ave before threatening the owner with claims of possessing a handgun. Just three hours earlier at 5:45PM, a man was beaten and robbed by the group near Myrtle Ave.
And on September 4th, two late night lovers had a handgun pulled on them while examining the Martyrs Monument in the moonlight at 11:30PM.
On September 21st, Captain Anthony Tasso reported at the 88th precinct Community Council that crime in the area is up from last year. “The last month or so, we’re up from 15.4 percent in total crime,” he stated at the meeting according to The Local. “The numbers are a little bit skewed, because lat year, we had a phenomenal year.”
Brendan Beck, 88th Precinct Reports Slight Increase in Crime, The Local