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Police have arrested a 20-year-old man who they said chucked a cup of urine at another man during a Sept. 26 row on Mermaid Avenue.
The suspect was arguing with his victim near W. 28th Street at 5:30 pm when the would-be thug punched the man in the face, threatened to shoot him, and then splattered him with yellow liquid before running off into the night, cops said.
Cops caught up with the urine-slinging suspect on Oct. 12, charging him with assault and menacing.
A 44-year-old man was arrested for assaulting another man at the Stillwell Avenue train station on Oct. 12, police said.
Witnesses told police that the two men were arguing at the station at 12:25 pm when the suspect threw a punch — hitting his victim square in the nose.
Cops arrested two thieves who they say tried to paddle off with a small boat moored in Gravesend Bay on Oct. 11.
The owner of the vessel, a member of the Marine Basin Marina near Bay 44th Street, spotted the two men taking the boat at 3 pm and called police, who beached the stolen boat before it made its way out to sea.
The two men were charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.
Cops arrested a 59-year-old man they claim swiped two chairs from the back of a Ocean View Avenue home on Oct. 10.
The victim told police that he found the chairs, which used to be in his backyard, in his neighbor’s yard at 5:30 pm.
The suspected thief made it worse for himself when he tried to fight off cops investigating the chair heist, police said.
A thug jumped a 74-year-old woman in a W. 33rd Street apartment building on Oct. 11, swiping her purse.
The victim was entering her apartment building near Surf Avenue at 11:30 am when the suspect struck and ran off with her property.
— Thomas Tracy
©2011 Community News Group
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