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‘Fake Subway Cop’ Arrested In Sunset Park Sex Assault Of Boy, 15

The man, who has a prior sex offense on his record, was taken into custody this morning in Sunset Park in the general vicinity of the attack, police said.

12/29/2011

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Police: Suspect Impersonated Cop Before Sexually Assaulting Teen Boy

The suspect is described as a white man, between 45 and 49 years old. Authorities said the man weighs about 145 pounds and has a bald head, grey mustache and a mole under the left side of his lip.

12/27/2011

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NYPD Investigates Fatal Beating Of Brooklyn Sex Shop Worker

Police say officers were responding to a report of an assault in progress Saturday when they found the body of 54-year-old Nimala Randunu on the floor of the store on Third Street in Sunset Park.

11/19/2011

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Police Looking For Suspect Wanted In Sunset Park Groping

Detectives say he approached the victim from behind then grabbed her before running away.

11/09/2011

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Self-Defense Classes On The Rise With Serial Gropers On The Loose

With more than one serial groper still on the loose in Brooklyn, self-defense classes are popping up everywhere from Park Slope to Sunset Park.

10/22/2011

Joshua Flecha was arrested Monday morning on drug charges and was picked out of a lineup by a Brooklyn sex assault victim, police said. (credit: Facebook)

Sex Abuse Charges Against Man Suspected In Brooklyn Groping Dropped

The sex abuse charges against Joshua Flecha were dropped because the alleged victim refused to sign the necessary paperwork, sources told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria.

10/19/2011

Joshua Flecha was arrested Monday morning on drug charges and was picked out of a lineup by a Brooklyn sex assault victim, police said. (credit: Facebook)

Cops: 2nd Brooklyn Groping Suspect Arrested While Watching Porn On Cell Phone

Police are questioning Joshua Flecha in nearly 20 or more gropings of women, and believe he may be one of the men in six sketches of suspects posted around Brooklyn.

10/18/2011

The NYPD released this compilation of sexual attackers in Brooklyn on Oct. 13, 2011. (credit: NYPD)

Sex Assault Pattern Continues In Brooklyn, Number Of Attacks Reaches 20

On Friday, the NYPD was canvassing Windsor Terrace, where another sex assault bumped the total to 20 in Brooklyn since March.

10/14/2011

Video still from a surveillance camera showing the attack on a woman in Park Slope on March 20 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect Wanted In 5 Sex Assaults In Brooklyn

The latest incident happened last Friday night as the victim left the Prospect Ave. subway station around 8:30 p.m. Police said the woman was jumped from behind but managed to fight the attacker off.

08/30/2011

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‘Safe Stop’ Program Kicks Off In Brooklyn Following Leiby Kletzky’s Death

The Brooklyn district attorney’s office began placing special stickers in storefront windows Tuesday letting children know it is a safe place to go for help in the event of an emergency.

08/16/2011

Video still from a surveillance camera showing the attack on a woman in Park Slope on March 20 (credit: CBS 2)

Internal Affairs Probing Police Response To Park Slope Sex Assault

The investigation surrounds the availability of a neighbor’s security camera video that captured the incident. Authorities will now look to see why police may have ignored the video and continued to canvass the area for the alleged attacker instead.

06/08/2011

Security camera still police say shows William Giraldo, who was arrested Tuesday. (credit: DCPI)

Police Arrest William Giraldo In Connection With Sunset Park Rape

A suspected sexual predator is off the streets. He’s already charged in one vicious attack. Now police want to know if he’s responsible for preying on other women in Brooklyn.

06/07/2011

Security camera still police say shows William Giraldo, who was arrested Tuesday. (credit: DCPI)

Brooklyn Rape Suspect Still At Large

The NYPD was asking for the public’s help to find the suspect responsible for one rape and three attempted rapes in Brooklyn.

06/06/2011

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Residents Upset With Brooklyn Yeshiva Over Students Throwing Rocks, Climbing Fences

Some Brooklyn homeowners in Sunset Park are demanding that a neighboring Yeshiva take action against a group of rowdy students.

06/01/2011

Water main break in Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Repair Water Main Break In Brooklyn

Water began gushing out of the 12-inch main from 1941 just after 5 a.m., flooding streets in the Sunset Park section.

04/26/2011

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