Crime

Lower East Sider Spends Birthday Buffing Graffiti from MOSCOT on Orchard Street

Posted March 8, 2021 at 5:00 am

For her birthday, a Lower East Side native only wanted to help MOSCOT restore its image. Its Orchard Street storefront, that is. You’ll recall that the exterior of the cornershop has gradually devolved into a mess of graffiti tags in recent months. Paint on nearly every surface, including the shutters and billboard boxes. There is […]

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Asian Man Pummeled Outside East Broadway Station in Latest Biased Attack

Last modified March 4, 2021 at 8:03 am

An Asian man was assaulted in an unprovoked attack outside the East Broadway subway station Tuesday night, adding to a recent spate of biased assaults against Asians across the city. Cops said the 56-year-old victim was entering the F train station – the Rutgers Street entrance by Woo’s Wonton King – at about 8:50pm when […]

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Cops Offer Reward for Info on Clinton Street Shooting Suspect

Posted March 1, 2021 at 5:05 am

Police are now offering a reward for information in connection with the road rage shooting on Clinton Street last month that injured a 75-year-old bystander. At approximately 11:55am on February 16, a motorist driving what was reported to be a black BMW sedan turned right onto Clinton Street from Delancey, narrowly missing a pedestrian. Cops […]

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Unprovoked Stabbing on Worth Street has Chinatown on Edge

Last modified February 26, 2021 at 11:47 am

In an apparently random attack yesterday evening, a 36-year-old Chinese man was stabbed in the back, and severely injured, by Brooklyn resident Salman Muflihi. The attacker wielded an eight-inch knife in the incident outside the Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse on Worth Street, then surrendered at the entrance of the Manhattan DA’s office on Hogan Place. […]

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Police Release Photo of Suspect Wanted in Connection with Shooting on Clinton Street Last Week

Posted February 22, 2021 at 5:02 am

Police seek public assistance in finding this man suspected of involvement in a road rage shooting on Clinton Street last week that left a 75-year-old woman injured. At approximately 11:55am on February 16, a motorist driving what was reported to be a black BMW sedan turned right onto Clinton Street from Delancey, narrowly missing a […]

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75-Year-Old Woman Hit by Stray Bullet on Clinton Street

Posted February 17, 2021 at 5:03 am

An elderly woman was grazed by a bullet while walking on Clinton Street yesterday, cops said. The victim, an unidentified 75-year-old woman, had been standing near the corner of Delancey Street shortly before 12:30pm. She reportedly heard four or five shots, then felt the pain. One of the discharged bullets hit her buttocks. The victim […]

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Report: Assault Suspect Dove into East River from Pier 35 to Evade Cops

Posted February 9, 2021 at 5:15 am

A man wanted for assaulting someone outside the LaGuardia Houses last Thursday tried to evade cops by jumping into the frigid East River. Officers fished 24-year-old Dashawn Carter of Staten Island from the frigid waters off Pier 35. Carter had been involved in an altercation twenty minutes earlier outside the housing complex on Clinton Street. He […]

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Woman Fires Shots at LaGuardia Houses Apartment

Posted February 5, 2021 at 5:03 am

A woman fired a gun outside the LaGuardia Houses early yesterday morning, causing damage to an apartment, cops said. No one was hurt, though. According to the police report, the perp shot multiple times from 250 Clinton toward 300 Cherry Street shortly after 1:00am. The bullets damaged the windows and washing machine inside a lower-level […]

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Upset at Broken Bodega Lotto Machine, Man Pummels Clerk with ‘Wet Floor’ Sign on Canal Street

Posted February 2, 2021 at 5:02 am

A man pummeled a bodega clerk on Canal Street after an altercation over a broken Lotto machine, police said Friday as they released video of the attack. The attacker began fighting with the worker inside the store – situated at Canal and Orchard Streets – at 2:15am on January 24. The customer was apparently angry […]

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Four Surrender in Connection with Chinatown Bus Beatdown on Canal Street

Posted February 1, 2021 at 5:01 am

Two men and two women surrendered to police on Friday in connection to the broad-daylight attack on a man who police said was beaten, slashed, and stripped of his clothes in Chinatown last week. The victim, Walter Ward, exited a Chinatown bus (Panda NY) when a group of thirteen men and women jumped him in the […]

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