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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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Man Slashed Across the Face in Sara D. Roosevelt Park in ‘Random’ Attack

Posted October 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

The crime emanating from Sara D. Roosevelt Park these days appears to be worsening. Saturday afternoon at around 1:15pm, a 34-year-old man was slashed across the face near the Parks Department storehouse on Stanton Street. The victim allegedly did not know his attacker, who fled southbound on Chrystie thereafter. The authorities are reportedly calling it […]

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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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Cops After Candy Thieves Who Hurt Ludlow Bodega Clerk

Posted October 2, 2018 at 5:07 am

Police are looking for two teenagers who robbed a Hell Square bodega on Thursday night. Shortly after 11:30pm that night, the duo tried to lift candy bars and a Snapple drink from the shelves of the M.A. Grocery at 127 Ludlow Street. When the clerk tried to intervene, they kicked him in the leg then […]

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NYPD Special Ops Saves Would-Be Jumper from Williamsburg Bridge

Posted October 1, 2018 at 5:08 am

Late-morning yesterday, a distraught man scaled the suspension cable on the city-bound side of the Williamsburg Bridge. The would-be jumper was perched high above the East River, and saved by officers from the NYPD Special Ops unit. Literally talked down from the ledge after over an hour. According to police, detectives climbed up, shimmied across […]

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Unleashed Dog on Rivington Street Bites Man in Crotch

Posted October 1, 2018 at 5:03 am

This dog tried to play fetch with a man’s stick. Yesterday evening, an unleashed dog bit two people near the corner of Rivington and Essex Streets, including one man who suffered a crotch grab. According to police, the dog ran up to the victim – near Welcome to the Johnsons – and bit him in […]

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Outside the Tenement Museum, 14 Arrested Protesting Trump’s Immigration Policy

Posted September 25, 2018 at 5:05 am

The New York Immigrant Coalition organized a mass protest yesterday evening in response to President Trump’s immigration policies. Specifically, proposed changes (announced Saturday) to the so-called “Public Charge” rule, which could potentially restrict green cards for low-income immigrants. The well-attended action took place during rush hour at the corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets, (appropriately) […]

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