The information below was supplied by the 77th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Man Charged With Pipe Attack
A 43-year-old man was arrested and charged with beating another man with a pipe.
A 34-year-old man was at the corner of Prospect Place and Vanderbilt Avenue on July 19 at 1:30 p.m., when a man he knew came up to him, took out a knife, and slashed his arm. The victim started to walk away but the man repeatedly hit him from behind with a metal pipe in his head and legs, causing bruising and swelling. The victim was treated at Methodist Hospital and a suspect was arrested in the attack soon after, according to a police report. The report did not indicate a possible motivation for the attack.
3 Cell Phone Thefts:
- A 27-year-old man had his iPhone swiped by a bicycle-riding thief. The man was walking on Sterling Place near Washington Avenue on July 15 at 9:15 p.m. when someone came up behind him on a bike and snatched the phone out of his hand.
- A 26-year-old woman was on St. Johns Place and Washington Avenue on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. when a person on food grabbed her phone out of her hand and ran off.
- A employee at 1 of a Kind Vintage on Vanderbilt Avenue between Bergen and Prospect said a person walked in and asked about some clothing and after the person left, the clerk saw that her iPhone 4, which had been on a table, was gone. The theft took place on July 19 at 6 p.m.
Man Charged With Choking Girlfriend
A 26-year-old man was charged with choking his girlfriend during an argument over custody of their son. The 24-year-old victim said that as they were arguing, the man put his hands around her neck, slammed her into the wall and started squeezing her throat, though not to the point where she passed out. The attack took place man at 9:30 a.m. on July 18 in a Classon Avenue Apartmnet and the man was arrested three days later, according to a police report.
Woman Charged With Throwing Glass at Kin
A 31-year-old woman was charged with throwing a glass at 23-year-old female relative, cutting her head. The victim was treated at Methodist hospital. The incident took place on St. Marks Avenue at 7:30 p.m. on July 16 and the woman was arrested at 10 p.m. the same evening, according to a police report.