On Monday evening, an 18-year-old African-American man was stabbed in the back while he was changing a car’s tire in a repair shop located on East New York and Schenectady Aves. in Crown Heights.
A burglar climbed through the window of an apartment on President St. between Nostrand and Rogers Ave. on Wednesday, July 15th. Bizarrely, the criminal changed into new clothes he found in the room, and left his old change of clothes on the floor. Other than a phone charger, nothing else was stolen from the apartment.
A contractor doing work on a Jewish home in Crown Heights was suddenly shocked to discover that a man was stealing valuable tools and equipment from his work van. He confronted the man and demanded that they be returned, but instead the man attacked him with a screwdriver he had just stolen.
A career criminal with a long history of shoplifting from Kingston Avenue stores was apprehended earlier this week by a shop owner after he stole a pack of teeth whiteners.
A sweet-toothed thief helped himself to bites out of a few danishes in Albany Bakery and ran out of the store; when he was confronted by Shomrim, he helped himself to a bite of one of the volunteers too.
NYC counterterrorism police officers arrested a mentally disabled man yesterday morning after he threatened to blow up ‘770,’ the headquarters and main synagogue of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Crown Heights.
A group of four teenagers prowling the streets of Crown Heights caught the eye of a patrolling Shomrim Volunteer who began following them. Nearly an hour later they were caught in the midst of stealing a pair of bicycles.
Last night, three young Jewish men were robbed at gunpoint in consecutive incidents in three separate locations in Crown Heights. All three incidents are believed to have been perpetrated by the same African-American teenager.
A horrifying incident occurred Sunday night to a young Jewish mother in Crown Heights, when she was accosted in the dark by a knife-wielding assailant, who menacingly said to her “Come with me.”
Eastern Parkway was shut down Shabbos afternoon after police received a report of a suspicious package near 770. The entire vicinity remained closed for over two hours as police investigated.
A 15-year-old boy punched an 82-year-old man and stole the chain off his neck — before being chased down by a detective who witnessed the attack, police said.
A 96-year-old man was critically injured after being struck by a tractor trailer, then by a car which dragged him some 50 feet on Albany Avenue. Both the car and truck then fled the scene, leaving the man barely clinging to life. Update: The man died from his injuries.
A rock was thrown at a bus carrying Yeshiva students who travelled overnight from Detroit to spend Gimmel Tammuz at the Ohel.
Merely hours after an 18-year-old African-American teen was stabbed to death inside a Utica Ave. shoe store, another 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death barely a few hundred feet away, on the corner of Utica Ave. and Eastern Parkway – near the Crown Heights-Utica Ave. subway station, in what appears to be a related incident.
An 18-year-old African-American boy was stabbed to death Wednesday evening while shopping inside a sneaker store on the corner of Utica Ave. and Lincoln Place.
A Crown Heights man was robbed at gunpoint and the thieves – two men and a woman – made off with his cellphone and $1,100 in the virtual ‘crypto-currency’ Bitcoin.
A violent showdown late Wedensday night between two groups of women stemming from a dispute on Facebook left two women stabbed and six others with chemical burns on their faces.
A 911 call regarding gunshots on Sterling Place led officers guided by an NYPD helicopter into the Kvutzeh dormitory on Eastern Parkway where a number of weapons were confiscated from dorm resident.
A 46-year-old man was the victim of a ‘strong-arm robbery’ Wednesday night. Three suspects stole $1,280 in cash, a laptop and the victim’s SUV on Bedford Avenue.
A recently-hired cashier at the Kol Tuv grocery store on Kingston Avenue was arrested after she was caught attempting to steal customer credit card data using a ‘skimming’ device.
A drive-by shooting on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Albany Ave. shortly after Shabbos ended, which shook area residents, was captured on surveillance video.
A video that is going viral on social media shows four police officers arresting a man on a Crown Heights street. The incident occurred yesterday, Sunday, on Empire Blvd. between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.