Police Blotter
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Bad aim

A 22-year-old man found himself in custody on attempted assault charges on April 21 after he allegedly took a swipe at another male, but missed.

Cops from the 61st Precinct said that the victim and suspect David Nieves were arguing at the corner of Avenue U and Coney Island Avenue just before 4 am when he allegedly attacked the man with a knife.

Nieves missed. Responding officers didn’t, arresting him for assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

Drug charges against Nieves were pending after cops found two bags containing a “white powdery substance” in his possession, they alleged.

Where: Avenue U and Coney Island Avenue
Updated Oct. 21, 2011
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