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Second Suspect in Post-Pianos Pummeling on Orchard Street is Arrested

Posted March 17, 2017 at 8:24 am

The second suspect in the vicious Orchard Street beating caught on tape has been arrested, police said. The collar of 23-year-old Shachin Gauchan yesterday followed mere hours after his pal, Nawang Choying (both are Queens natives), was also brought in on felony gang assault charges. According to the New York Post, Choying provided information that […]

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Suspect Arrested in Connection to Brutal Orchard Street Beatdown

Posted March 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

One of the suspects involved in the vicious beating of a 24-year-old man on Orchard Street last week (March 10) was arrested by the 7th Precinct last night. Detectives arrested Nawang Choying, and charged him with felony gang assault, police said. The second perp involved in the fight is still at large, but was identified […]

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Cops Seek 2 Suspects who Chased, then Viciously Beat up Man on Orchard Street

Posted March 13, 2017 at 5:11 am

Apparently, the wave of violence on the Lower East Side has yet to break. The latest is the 24-year-old man who was viciously beaten in Hell Square early Friday morning. At approximately 3am, two assailants reportedly chased the William Franco north on Orchard Street, and caught up to him between Stanton and Rivington. The duo […]

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Fight with Cops Erupts Outside Mazaar Lounge, Prompting a Saturday Night Raid [VIDEO]

Last modified March 13, 2017 at 12:32 pm

More nightlife-fueled violence in Hell Square this weekend. Roughly twenty-four hours after a 24-year-old man was brutally pummeled on Orchard Street, a brawl erupted on the doorstep of Mazaar Lounge just around the corner. It was the second such large-scale fight in the area within the last month. The violence originated from patrons exiting Mazaar, police […]

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Aspiring LES Rapper Who Shoved Reporter During Live Broadcast is Arrested

Last modified March 7, 2017 at 9:35 am

Keyjonta Foster, the aspiring local rapper who shoved ABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim during a live broadcast Friday night, has been arrested. The perp turned himself in. The 23-year-old sought publicity for his sophomoric music by wearing a hockey mask and interrupting a report on the attempted rape that happened on Norfolk Street. The situation spiraled, […]

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Masked Man Who Attacked Reporter During Live Broadcast Identified as Aspiring LES Rapper Seeking Publicity

Posted March 6, 2017 at 5:11 am

It wasn’t Friday the 13th, but the 3rd. A man wearing a hockey goalie mask attacked WABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim during a live broadcast at the corner of Delancey and Norfolk Streets. Kim was there reporting on the attempted rape that happened early Friday morning outside 139 Norfolk Street. Toward the end of the story, […]

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Suspect Still Sought in Attempted Rape on Norfolk Street Friday Morning

Posted March 6, 2017 at 5:09 am

Police are still after a man they say attempted to rape a woman near her Lower East Side home. (This is the story ABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim was filing when a man in a hockey mask jumped him on live television.) The suspect reportedly followed her home to 139 Norfolk Street just after midnight Friday […]

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Thug in Hockey Mask Attacks Reporter on Live TV at Norfolk and Delancey [Video]

Last modified March 4, 2017 at 3:53 pm

What is going on around here? There seems to be an uptick in violence on the Lower East Side of late, no? The latest: a thug sporting a hockey mask attacked an ABC-7 reporter on live television. CeFaan Kim was filing a report about the attempted rape that happened up the block on Norfolk Street earlier […]

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Older Chinese Woman Violently Mugged on the Doorstep of Her Ludlow Street Apartment

Last modified March 3, 2017 at 7:09 pm

An older Chinese woman was violently mugged on the doorstep of 22 Ludlow Street, police said. It’s the fourth such attack on Chinese women in the last week, and the same perp is suspected. Sunday evening, the victim opened the front door to the apartment building (across from the Metrograph theater) when she was grabbed […]

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There was a Bloody Brawl on Norfolk Street Friday Night [VIDEO]

Posted February 27, 2017 at 5:05 am

This past Friday night, a crazy fight broke out near Norfolk and Rivington Streets. And by all accounts, this particular brawl was over-the-top vicious. We’re told the fight was protracted and fairly bloody. There were reportedly two competing groups of about five people each duking it out. Shirts came off, broken bottles as weapons, belts […]

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