7th Precinct

Man Arrested for Threatening CVS Cashier with Bolt Cutters on Orchard Street

Posted September 9, 2021 at 5:06 am

Things got snippy at CVS late last month. Police arrested a man who threatened a CVS cashier with bolt cutters. The suspect had entered the pharmacy at 196 Orchard Street on August 26 at around 7:00pm. There was an interaction with the cashier before the bolt cutters were drawn. Cops later arrested the man and […]

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Underground Division Street Club Under Investigation After Mysterious Death of Woman

Posted August 25, 2021 at 5:01 am

A suspected underground Chinese gambling den is front-in-center in the recent death of a woman found in the back of a taxicab. Early in the morning of August 17, a taxi driver on a trip to Queens discovered that his fare, who he was told was drunk, was actually dead. The 26-year-old victim, still unidentified, […]

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Broad Daylight Bike Theft Outside Luxury Condo on Orchard Street

Posted May 12, 2021 at 5:02 am

Thieves are becoming more brazen on the Lower East Side. Case in point, this bike thief on Orchard Street in broad daylight. A resident captured video of this man clipping a lock at 11:30am outside the luxury condo building at 196 Orchard Street on Sunday morning. The thief used an angle grinder to cut the […]

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Man Shot Outside Sweet Chick on Ludlow Street Yesterday in Broad Daylight

Last modified March 31, 2021 at 2:08 pm

A man was shot yesterday afternoon in broad daylight outside Sweet Chick on Ludlow Street, cops said. The shooting transpired shortly after 1:30pm when an unknown gunman pulled up alongside a 23-year-old man sitting in his car, then shot him through the right thigh. The victim was taken to Bellevue in stable condition. An eyewitness […]

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NYPD Investigating Allen Street Assault on 66-Year-Old Asian Man as Hate Crime

Posted March 22, 2021 at 5:07 am

Police are investigating the unprovoked attack of a 66-year-old Asian man on the Lower East Side as a hate crime, authorities said. Cops said the victim was attacked Saturday morning by a homeless man in front Rockwood Music Hall at about 8:55am. The suspect reportedly approached the victim and yelled the word “Chinese” before punching […]

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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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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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Body Cam Shows Cops Shoot Transgender Woman After Attacking Husband with Knife at LES Extell Tower

Posted January 26, 2021 at 5:07 am

Body camera footage released by the NYPD last Thursday shows the moment officers shot to death a transgender woman armed with a knife during a bloody domestic feud at Extell’s affordable tower. The incident actually transpired two years ago, but the visuals only now came to light. In February 2019, the 7th Precinct responded to […]

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