Crime

Violent Robbery in Broad Daylight at Bank of America ATM on East Houston

Posted May 14, 2018 at 5:09 am

Police are searching for the criminal wanted in connection with the violent robbery and pummeling of a customer at the Broadway-Lafayette Bank of America branch. At 3:08 pm on April 27, the suspect approached the victim and asked for $100. When the 35-year-old man refused, the perp decked him, continued assaulting him on the ground, […]

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Migos Rapper Robbed of His $150K Diamond Chain at Hotel Sixty on Allen Street

Posted May 11, 2018 at 5:03 am

Bronx-born rapper Offset – one-third of Migos – had his chain snatched while staying in a Lower East Side hotel room. Offset was in town with girlfriend Cardi B for the lavish Met gala Monday night, and had been staying in the penthouse at the Sixty LES on Allen Street. The hip-hop couple reportedly held […]

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Streets

Cops Release Photo of Suspect Behind Sunday’s Bodega Stabbing

Posted May 9, 2018 at 5:04 am

The 7th Precinct yesterday released a photo of the man suspected of knifing an employee of the Big Apple Food Market on East Broadway. The incident, which transpired this past Sunday, was much ado over the price of salad. According to published reports, two women got into an argument with one of the deli workers […]

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Homeless Man Arrested in Vicious Beating of Elderly Chinese Man on East Broadway

Posted May 1, 2018 at 5:02 am

The suspect wanted for assaulting an 84-year-old Chinese man on East Broadway was arrested Saturday afternoon in Times Square. Ashley Williams, a local homeless man, attacked the victim, unprovoked, while he was sitting on the bench outside the Nana bodega last week. The assailant knocked out his prey, who then fell to the ground and hit […]

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Police Seek Suspect who Punched out 84-Year-Old Chinese Man on East Broadway

Posted April 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

The 7th Precinct is seeking public assistance in locating a perp who assaulted an 84-year-old Chinese man near 124 East Broadway Tuesday morning. According to cops, the victim had been sitting on the bench outside the Nana bodega on Tuesday morning at around 10:30am, when the assailant punched him in the face. He was later […]

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First Warm Saturday of Season Sees Brawl Outside Hair of the Dog

Last modified April 17, 2018 at 10:43 pm

The first warm days of the spring season each year are usually catalyst for violence on the Lower East Side. Like clockwork. Saturday night in Hell Square was certainly no exception. The evening apparently kickstarted with reports of a “large,” bloody brawl that took place outside Hair of the Dog at 168 Orchard Street. Several […]

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NYPD Releases Surveillance Video of Suspect in Attempted Rape on Ludlow Street

Posted March 13, 2018 at 5:07 am

Police are actively pursuing a suspect wanted for an attempted rape in the doorway of 127 Ludlow Street (next to SET L.E.S.) late last month. The 7th Precinct this week released surveillance of the suspect. As previously reported, the female victim allegedly got into a fight with her boyfriend, who subsequently left in a huff. […]

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Rivington Street Crime Pattern Spurs City to Install New Light Poles

Posted March 6, 2018 at 5:00 am

Two months ago, a robbery pattern plagued Rivington Street, east of Essex, including the armed holdup of the LES Mini Mart bodega. Wanted posters still dot the windows of businesses on the block. Since then, the 7th Precinct determined that this block was “too dark,” and subsequently introduced mobile flood lights to combat the problem. […]

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Police Searching for Trio Behind Knockout Slashing Attack on Delancey Street

Posted March 2, 2018 at 5:05 am

Three people are wanted for a gruesome knockout and slashing on Delancey Street Wednesday afternoon, police said. The 40-year-old victim had been standing outside the Lutowisker Synagogue near the corner of Delancey and Columbia Streets when approached by the three suspects. One of the attackers, seen in wanted posters wearing a blue jacket, approached from […]

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Woman Sexually Assaulted on Ludlow Street Early Yesterday Morning

Posted February 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

The creeps are prowling Hell Square. Yesterday morning, a woman was reportedly sexually assaulted outside 127 Ludlow Street in Hell Square. The indecent incident occurred around 6am, and explains the police presence near the entrance of SET L.E.S. sports bar shortly thereafter. According to sources at the 7th Precinct, the woman got into a fight with […]

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