At about 3:00pm this afternoon, shots were fired on Albany Ave. between Lefferts and East New York Aves., right next to Lefferts Park.
In what is becoming a regular occurrence, a car parked on Troy Ave. between Montgomery St. and Empire Blvd. had its tires stripped off by stealthy thieves late Wednesday night, leaving it suspended on crude cinder blocks.
At around 3:00pm today, a woman was pushing a stroller down Montgomery St. between Brooklyn and Kingston Aves. while talking on her cell phone, when two young teenagers on bicycles rode past her and snatched the phone out of her hand.
A woman was violently assaulted by a deranged man on Carroll Street this afternoon. A group of bystanders sprang into action – including the wife of a Shomrim Volunteer – and shielded the woman until Shomrim arrived and subdued the man.
Police arrested a middle-eastern looking man outside 770 this afternoon, alert passersby noticed he was taking photos of ‘Jewish’ buildings on Eastern Parkway and around Crown Heights and called the police.
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Gunshots rang out on Carroll Street as men were returning home from Shul after Shabbos two weeks ago. One man was struck twice by bullets and was rushed to the hospital. This morning, police announced the arrest of the suspected shooter.
Police have announced the arrest of a 13-year-old black teen, who was charged with assault and aggravated harassment in connection with the beating of Jewish boy on President Street. The motive behind the attack was not ‘knockout,’ rather bullying. Updated.
Over Shabbos, a car parked on Crown Street was stripped of all four of its tires. According to multiple reports, the theft occurred sometime late Friday Night.
A Jewish man turned the tables on four Hispanic men when he ducked a ‘knockout’ punch, then called Shomrim and followed the group. All of them were apprehended and charged by police with attempting to engage in a knockout assault.
A wild scene unfolded on Kingston Avenue earlier this afternoon, when a group of construction workers, cops and store employees tackled a young black male assailant and placed him under arrest.
Good old detective work lead to the apprehension of the two teenage girls who attacked an 11-year-old boy on his way to school Monday morning.
The latest victim of the sick ‘knockout’ game plaguing Brooklyn was a 78-year-old woman from Midwood, who was attacked in broad daylight by a young man who walked toward her, balled up his fist and hit her with all his might on the top of her head, then ran off.
Another random assault was perpetrated against a Jewish child in Crown Heights this morning. The perpetrators – a pair of females – have not been apprehended.
A wild scene unfolded in Crown Heights today when police officers attempted to pull over a 15-passenger van. As police approached the van, the driver made a u-turn, struck a police car and number of other cars and fled. The suspect was eventually apprehended.
First it was just the residents, now even the police are frustrated. Just 12 days ago we reported on the arrest of a suspect tied to a string of burglaries that were occurring on Friday night. Just three days later, the suspect was released without bail. This weekend, a Crown Heights resident interrupted a burglary taking place in his home.
Crown Heights will soon begin seeing more police officers, auxiliary officers and perhaps even mounted units patrolling the streets during school dismissal times, the commanding officer of the 71st Precinct told CrownHeights.info. He also reported that progress has been made with the rock throwing incident that occurred last Wednesday.
At around 4:15pm today, Wednesday, as children all over the neighborhood were making their way home from school, a number of Jewish kids were pelted with rocks – and one of whom was struck in the face – in a random attack perpetrated by youth believed to be from a nearby public school.
Following CrownHeights.info’s coverage of the latest assaults on Jewish children and adults, general media, including TV and newspapers, themselves covered the story. Police confirmed that 8 incidents are being investigated as unrelated and possible hate crimes.
Sunday evening a young Jewish man fell victim to a violent assault by a gang of 10 thugs, which CrownHeights.info reported was part of a sick new ‘game’ called ‘knockout.’ We have now obtained video of the attack, which was captured on Post-Mark-It’s surveillance system.
In a recent trend, thieves have been following delivery trucks, waiting for the driver to leave a package at the recipient’s doorstep unattended. In this video, shortly after a package is dropped off by UPS, a woman sneaks up on the porch, grabs it and hurries off with it.
A young Jewish man became the victim of an unprovoked attack and was punched in the mouth while walking on Kingston Avenue Sunday Evening.
An African-American male was shot tonight on Carroll St. between Albany and Troy Aves., just as several of his neighbors were returning home from Shul. He was treated on the scene by EMS and rushed to Kings County Hospital.