A famous Cobble Hill author was robbed at gunpoint in Fort Greene Park last week, but who he is remains a mystery.
According to The Brooklyn Paper, the author was sitting on the steps near the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument with his wife in the middle of the afternoon when the brazen robber appeared, sat down beside him, flashed his gun and demanded the literary behemoth's money clip.
“It was a professional transaction,” the victim told The Brooklyn Paper. “He picked his target well and he picked it very quickly.”
The Brooklyn Paper has not revealed the author's identity.
And this author also had his kids with him! His 8 and 12-year-old sons played in the field, not so far off, and witnessed the whole thing.
The author’s oldest son told The Brooklyn Paper the thief was in his 40s, and was wearing "all denim, a hat and big gold sunglasses."
“I knew something was up because my dad put his wallet clip out,” the son said. “I was scared obviously, but it was just weird.”