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Brooklyn NY March 2 2019
A security guard chased down a crook with an astounding 86 prior arrests after the thief ripped off a Brooklyn Gap, threatened the guard with a razor and then hid in a nearby subway station, where cops cuffed him.
Suspect Brian Colter, 47, was charged with robbery, grand larceny, weapons possession, resisting arrest, menacing and trespassing after his 6:45 p.m. Tuesday arrest at the Jay St. station in Downtown Brooklyn.
Police said Colter minutes earlier walked into the Fulton Mall, on Fulton St., and stuffed 48 clothing items worth about $1,300 into a black bag.
When he tried to leave the store, the security guard stopped him but Colter threatened to cut him with a razor and ran off. The guard followed Colter in the station but lost track — and flagged down Officer Billy Wong and Sgt. Luis Feliciano.
Along with Officers Jonathan Schwaner and John Quinn, the cops cornered Colter as he hid in a train at the station, police said..
Colter’s rap sheet includes four robbery arrests and eight grand larceny busts. Thirty-two other arrests were for petty larceny.
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Mission Statement Part I.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential.
Purpose: to make a positive difference in the quality of the participant’s job performance and elevate the professional status of students who partake of our learning opportunities.
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