Crime

Man Stabbed in the Back Outside Bowery Flophouse

Posted August 11, 2020 at 5:06 am

A man was stabbed in the back outside a Bowery flophouse on Friday, police said. Late Friday afternoon, there was reportedly an altercation between three men near the entrance of The Andrews House at 197 Bowery. One of the two suspects, described by cops as African American males, stabbed the victim in the back, before […]

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Knife-Wielding Bike Thief Apprehended by Customers at Cluck’s Chicken on Essex Street

Posted August 4, 2020 at 5:00 am

A would-be bike thief was apprehended at Cluck’s Chicken on Essex Street, then pulled a knife, police said. Last Monday (July 27), the victim parked his electric bike near the entrance and walked to the rear. Soon after, at roughly 2:45pm, there was a commotion as the suspect attempted to make away with the $1,500 […]

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El Nuevo Amanecer Server Mugged in Broad Daylight

Posted July 29, 2020 at 5:04 am

A restaurant worker at a Lower East Side restaurant was mugged in broad daylight Monday afternoon, neighbors tell us. Apparently, the knife wielding perpetrator attempted to rob a staffer at El Nuevo Amanecer at the corner of Essex and Stanton streets. It’s unclear whether the victim sustained injuries, but was apparently nearly slashed on the arm, were […]

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Protestors on the Lower East Side Vandalize NYPD Vans

Last modified July 28, 2020 at 11:05 am

Citywide protests are again turning violent. Protestors on the Lower East Side Saturday night were caught on video vandalizing three NYPD vans, slashing tires, spray-painting graffiti, and smashing windows, police said yesterday. The footage – released by cops – shows hooligans damaging the vehicles stationed on Essex Street, just north of Delancey. One man is […]

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Suspected Killer in Gruesome Dismemberment on East Houston is Charged with Murder

Posted July 20, 2020 at 5:09 am

The former personal assistant who allegedly murdered, decapitated, and dismembered a tech entrepreneur in his Lower East Side apartment has been charged with murder. Tyrese Devon Haspil, the 21-year-old from Flatbush, was arrested on Friday afternoon in connection with the grisly killing of Fahim Saleh, from whom he reportedly stole $90,000. Video from outside the […]

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Ex-Personal Assistant Arrested in Gruesome Murder of Tech CEO Fahim Saleh on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 17, 2020 at 5:21 pm

The former personal assistant of Fahim Saleh is in custody for the gruesome murder and dismemberment of his old boss in his Lower East Side condo. Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, was arrested in connection with the crime and is expected to be charged with the murder of Saleh — who was found decapitated and dismembered […]

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Suspected LES Killer Dressed as Ninja While Dismembering Tech Entrepreneur in his Condo

Posted July 16, 2020 at 5:00 am

The gruesome butchering of a tech entrepreneur this week is playing out like the plot of a slasher movie, and has the Lower East Side on edge. According to published reports, a killer clad in ninja outfit decapitated and dismembered Fahim Saleh in his $2 million condo on East Houston Street Tuesday afternoon. The victim’s […]

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Decapitated and Dismembered Man Found Inside East Houston Condo Building

Last modified July 15, 2020 at 7:25 am

The body of a decapitated, dismembered man was found inside a luxury Lower East Side condo yesterday afternoon — purportedly stuffed in plastic bags beside a power saw. According to the New York Post, police arrived at the bloody scene shortly after 3:30pm Tuesday, responding to a welfare check placed by a friend of the […]

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Watch as Bandits with Crowbars Steal ATM on Ludlow Street [VIDEO]

Posted July 9, 2020 at 5:00 am

Bandits are certainly emboldened by the apparent sense of lawlessness around the Lower East Side these days. And Hell Square is no exception. Police say that on May 21, two African American males stole the ATM stationed outside El Sombrero at Ludlow and Stanton Streets. A witness reported seeing the crooks haul the entire machine […]

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LES Cop Shooting Still Cold Case 8 Years Later

Posted July 7, 2020 at 5:11 am

Eight years later, it remains a cold case. In the early morning hours of July 5, 2012, two cops sustained gunfire during a drug bust in the Seward Park Extension on Essex Street. The shooter is still wanted for attempted murder of a police officer, and remains at large. Officers Brian Groves and Eric Corniel chased a suspected […]

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