Hammer Attack

Mitch Pope says he was attacked by a hammer wielding suspect in his Crown Heights building. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crown Heights Hammer Attack Being Investigated As Possible Hate Crime

The victim said that the beating happened during the day in his apartment building. On Tuesday night, the attack was being investigated as a possible hate crime.

10/14/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the beating of a man with a hammer in a Lower East Side public housing apartment. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Beat Man With Hammer In LES Public Housing Apartment

Police were asking the public for help Tuesday in finding a suspect who they said struck another man multiple times in the head in a Lower East Side public housing apartment last month.

10/07/2014

Anthony Coward is wanted by police in connection with three hammer attacks and robberies. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In 2 Brooklyn Hammer Attacks

Police believe Anthony Coward, 28, is the person who attacked 32-year-old Richianand Brijanand of Ozone Park with a hammer and robbed him as he tried to buy a Metro Card at the Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue station in Bedford-Stuyvesant last Wednesday.

05/12/2014

Police say this man struck another man in the head with a hammer while robbing him on a Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops Name Suspect In Subway Hammer Attacks

Police have released the name of the man they believe has attacked at least three people with a hammer in New York City subway stations.

05/11/2014

Police say this man struck another man in the head with a hammer while robbing him on a Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Identify Suspect In Subway Station Hammer Attack

One day after CBS 2 spoke exclusively to a man attacked with a hammer at a Brooklyn subway station, police said they have identified the suspect in the attack.

05/09/2014

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Tourist With Hammer In City Hall Park

Douglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.

10/08/2013

Police are hunting for a hammer-wielding suspect, who is believed to be part of a gang of young people, following a pair of brutal attacks in Harlem. (Photo: CBS 2)

Search On For Hammer-Wielding Assailant Who Attacked 2 In Harlem

Police in Upper Manhattan on Monday were looking for a man who attacked not one, but two pedestrians, with a hammer to the head.

07/22/2013

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Defense Pushing For Insanity In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Doc With Meat Cleaver

David Tarloff is accused of going to an apartment building in February of 2008 and killing Dr. Kathryn Faughey with a meat cleaver and a hammer.

03/14/2013

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: City Hall Hammer-Wielding Suspect Admits To Attacking Tourist

Investigators said the man accused of beating a tourist with a hammer in City Hall Park last month has admitted to the attack. In court documents released during a hearing Tuesday, the man first identified as John Yoos said he “snapped” before launching the attack. The suspect pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.

08/28/2012

Hempstead Hammer Attack, Home Invasion Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Did Hammer Attack Suspect Attempt Another Break-In?

There are new fears on Long Island that a man suspected in at least six break-ins has tried to strike again in Kings Point.

01/19/2011

Hempstead Hammer Attack, Home Invasion Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Hammer Attack Suspect Tied To Great Neck Break-In

A man wanted in a violent hammer attack of a Hempstead woman last year, has been connected via DNA to the rape of a 2-year-old Texas girl and one of six violent break-ins on L.I., Nassau Police said.

01/13/2011