Police arrested a 56-year-old who they said attacked a woman on Avenue K on Nov. 26.
The couple was arguing between E. 12th and E. 13th streets at about 12:40 pm when the suspect slapped his victim in the face — leaving her with minor injuries.
A 35-year-old man was arrested on Nov. 25 after he struck another man with a cane on E. 17th Street, cops said.
The victim told police that he was sitting in a car — with his window rolled down — at 6 pm when the suspect approached, lunged with his cane, and then ran into a building between Caton and Church avenues.
Cops caught up with the alleged brute a short time later, charging him with assault in the second degree.
Cops say two teens were arrested on Nov. 23 after they tried to snag an iPhone off of a train commuter while the train was rumbling into the Cortelyou Road station.
The woman said she was on the train as it approached E. 16th Street at 3:17 pm when one of the two teens snatched the Smartphone and exited the train car.
But the woman gave pursuit and called police, who arrested the teens a short time later.
Police arrested a 21-year-old who they say was caught looting a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe on E. 21st Street on Nov. 23.
Witnesses told police that the thief was seen trying several car door handles at 4:47 am before he entered the Tahoe. He was arrested as he tried to flee with an assortment of nursing supplies.
Cops grabbed a 25-year-old who they say was found breaking into a car parked behind an E. 26th Street home on Nov. 20.
The suspect was allegedly seen climbing over a fence and trying to jimmy open the car, which was parked near Farragut Road, at about 1:30 am — but was he busted after he was found smashing a car window to a blue Nissan Altima.
— Thomas TracyReach reporter Thomas Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (718) 260-2525.
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