Security officer chases Brooklyn Gap thief, works with police to make arrest

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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.

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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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