A tourist from London in town for a wedding was attacked and beaten in Brooklyn early Tuesday, in what a City Councilman said might have been another “knockout” attack.
The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. in Borough Park. Two FDNY members were taken to Lutheran Hospital in serious condition. Sixteen teenagers suffered minor injuries in the accident.
Parents in Brooklyn were on alert Friday evening, as police investigated the motives of a man who has been seen following school buses and taking pictures of young children.
The incident happened on the corner of 49th Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Police on Monday were searching for a suspect who ripped off a cellphone from a woman on a subway train in Brooklyn.
A woman was found dead Monday evening in a fire that broke out in a basement apartment in southern Brooklyn.
Four suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”
Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding three suspects who allegedly robbed 12 men on the streets of southern Brooklyn in two early-morning sprees.
Investigators said 32-year-old Javier Villarini and 77-year-old Carlos Quinto are accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old boy on Sept. 11.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn on Tuesday night.
Police on Wednesday were seeking three suspects in a string of robberies in southern Brooklyn.
The suspect with a gun forced the five Asian male victims to the floor while the other suspects took their cash, debit cards and cell phones, police said.
A man in his late 60’s met a sudden death during a morning bike ride on Friday, near the corner of 6th Ave and 65th Street in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Ngozi Agbim, 73, was crossing the street when she was struck by a tractor-trailer making a right turn onto Prospect Expressway at Church Avenue in Borough Park around 9:40 a.m. Monday, police said.
Dina Perez, 56, got off a southbound F train at the 18th Avenue station around 2:40 a.m. when the man attacked her, police said. He fled with unspecified personal items he stole from the woman, police said.