7th Precinct

Cops Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man in Extell Tower on Cherry Street

Last modified February 11, 2019 at 4:15 pm

Two police officers shot and killed a 32-year-old knife-wielding man while responding to a domestic dispute on the Lower East Side waterfront Friday morning. It all went down at Extell’s recently-completed, thirteen-story affordable housing complex on Cherry Street. According to multiple news reports, police received a 911 call from 227 Cherry Street at about 7am […]

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Layaway Larcenist Shoots Taser in Pawn Shop Robbery on Delancey Street

Posted February 1, 2019 at 5:00 am

A taser-wielding bandit made off with jewelry from a Lower East Side pawn shop Wednesday, police said. Shortly after 5:30pm Wednesday evening, three twenty-something women entered Robin Solid Gold at 132 Delancey Street. One reportedly began arguing with Robin about her jewelry on layaway, when she snatched it from his hands and bolted; her two […]

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Woman Mugged by 2 Men on Clinton Street Friday Night

Posted January 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

A woman was mugged on Clinton Street by two assailants late Friday night, police said. Sources say the victim had been exiting 107 Clinton Street shortly after 10pm when the two thugs asked for some change. After she declined, they pounced, snatching the wallet from her hand. The force of the mugging was enough to […]

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Man Repeatedly Slashed on Rivington Street Yesterday Morning

Posted December 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

When someone asks you if you’re a gang member, just keep walking… Early yesterday morning, at around 5am, a man was slashed across the torso near the corner of Rivington and Ridge Streets. Police said that two assailants, male and female, approached another guy and asked if he was a gang member. When the victim […]

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Man Robbed at Gunpoint on Stanton Street Last Week

Posted November 26, 2018 at 5:04 am

Three thugs robbed a man at gunpoint last week near the corner of Essex and Stanton Streets. In the early morning hours of November 20 (Tuesday), the victim had just withdrawn cash from the ATM outside El Nuevo Amanacer (117 Stanton) when the trio approached. One of the assailants reportedly pulled a pistol and said, […]

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Crime is on the Rise in the Hell Square of Lower East Side

Last modified November 13, 2018 at 7:45 am

Hell Square is heating up, and residents remain caught in the crossfire. The booze-saturated party zone located in so-called “Sector C” – bounded by Clinton/Allen and Delancey/Houston – is seemingly becoming more dangerous. The most vocal block association in the vicinity, the LES Dwellers, crunched the crime numbers in a recent mailer to neighbors. Some […]

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Gang Severely Beats, Robs Teenager of His Bike on Clinton Street

Posted November 5, 2018 at 5:03 am

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a group of perpetrators wanted in connection with an assault and robbery near the intersection of Clinton and Henry Streets. On October 28, a group of eight to ten young thugs approached a fifteen-year-old boy and pummeled him. One of the attackers – all of whom were […]

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Delancey McDonald’s Thief Returns to Scene of the Crime, Gets Arrested

Posted October 25, 2018 at 5:03 am

Talk about returning to the scene of a crime… Cops didn’t need to look too far for the suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of McDonald’s on Delancey Street this past Monday. Sources tell us that the man was caught in front of the fast food joint yesterday evening. A tipster reportedly called 911 […]

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Police Seek Suspect in Connection with McDonald’s Robbery on Delancey Street

Posted October 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

Corporate can gussy it up all they like, but the remodeling of McDonald’s on Delancey Street is akin to the proverbial lipstick on a pig. Indeed, the fast food joint remains a magnet for crime. It’s just in the storefront DNA. The McDonald’s fell victim to a robbery Monday night. According to police, the thief […]

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Woman Mugged at Gunpoint on Clinton Street

Posted October 5, 2018 at 5:00 am

Police are on the hunt for a suspect in connection with a gunpoint robbery at the northwest corner of Clinton and Delancey Streets early yesterday morning. Shortly after 1:00am, an unidentified female was approached by an Hispanic male, who allegedly assaulted then robbed her at gunpoint. The perp clocked the victim on the left side […]

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