Crook turns blade on woman while demanding money

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62nd Precinct

Bensonhurst—Bath Beach

Box-cutter baddie

A man threatened a woman with a box-cutter while she was shopping with her baby on Kings Highway on May 30.

The woman told police she was shopping in a bodega near Dahill Road at 11 am when the man approached him and brandished the blade, demanding cash, police said. But she manged to push past the robber as do-gooders approached and scared him off, authorities said.

Knife to meet you

Police arrested a man for stabbing a stranger on 25th Avenue on June 2.

The victim told police that he was near 86th Street at 8:30 pm when the man lunged at him, stabbing him in the lower abdomen. The blow pierced the man’s liver and caused substantial bleeding.

Emergency responders transported the man to Lutheran Medical Center while police on the scene arrested the suspect, officials said.

Tossed the place

A cad throttled a woman and launched a barrage of kitchenware at her in her 81st Street home on May 21.

The woman, who knows the man, told police that she tussled with the goon inside her apartment between 16th and 17th avenues at 9 pm. The argument turned physical when he grabbed her neck, but she broke free and punched the ruffian.

Further enraged, the brute grabbed flower pots, glassware, and anything else he could get his hands on, and launched them at the woman. She suffered cuts and scrapes to her legs and fingers


Police arrested a man for attacking his elderly mother after she confronted him about his drug use in her 24th Avenue home on May 8.

The 70-year-old woman told police that she confronted her 31-year-old son over his drug habits at her apartment between Bath and Cropsey avenues at 8 pm, which sent him into a rage. The man knocked her to the ground and pounded his fists into her head, according to a police report.

— Caroline Spivack

Posted 7:52 pm, June 7, 2017
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