When Sal Polizzi isn’t running the family pizzeria in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’s running.
The attack happened on Sunday, Sept. 25 around 1:30 a.m. around Bushwick and Johnson avenues. Police say the suspect grabbed a 25-year-old woman, threw her to the ground and tried to rape her.
Investigators say the suspect is seen on surveillance video entering an apartment building on Grove Street Wednesday.
Police say they stole two laptops and a cell phone from a locksmith’s shop on Central Avenue.
The heartless nature of the crime stunned viewers who saw surveillance video of it. In the tape, a man can be seen simply reaching into the lap of Catalina Mateo, grabbing her purse, and sprinting away.
Authorities said the incident took place at the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Bleecker Street in Bushwick on Wednesday, July 20, shortly after 1:00 p.m.
A spark of fire turned a four-story building into a raging inferno Friday night in Brooklyn, trapping victims inside before firefighters could begin to help them.
The blaze started at a three-story building on Covert Street in Bushwick around 9 p.m. Firefighters struggled to knock down the flames, but brought the fire under control around 10:30 p.m.
Authorities said an undercover New York City police officer shot and killed a man after he pulled a gun on him during a buy and bust operation with two gun traffickers on Wednesday night.
A 22-year-old was stabbed and killed on Friday night in Brooklyn. Police have one woman in custody.
A Brooklyn man told police he is holding hostages and now police are seeking help in solving the mystery.
Fire marshals investigating a deadly blaze in a Bushwick brownstone Tuesday said a 5-year-old boy started the fire while playing with a lighter on a mattress.
Two people were rushed to local hospitals in cardiac arrest after being pulled from a burning building in Bushwick, officials said. Four other people, including two teenage boys who were dropped from an upper window, suffered minor injuries.
On Wednesday Mayor Michael Bloomberg was asked why the city hasn’t helped residents being persecuted by landlords who refuse to provide heat. His answer may lead to better times for the oppressed.
This year’s tough winter has left thousands of New York City residents literally out in the cold. Many have been fighting for heat with landlords who don’t provide it.