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Police bust scooter bandit in Ridgewood armed robbery

Nov. 15, 2023 By Anthony Medina

Police from the 104th Precinct arrested one of two men who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint while on a scooter in Ridgewood last month, according to the NYPD. 

Police say the robbery occurred in front of 16-81 Linden St., at approximately 3:18 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, when two men on a scooter approached a 24-year-old victim, displayed a gun and stole his hat, phone and shoes.

Police, on Thursday, Nov. 2, arrested 22-year-old Joel Jimenez, of Jamaica Avenue in Brooklyn, in connection with the robbery. 

Jimenez is facing charges of robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property, police said.

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