Police are searching for a suspect they say choked a Crown Heights woman after she rebuffed his advances.
Police are investigating the death of 38-year-old Michael Brown as a homicide after he was found semi-conscious and spitting up blood. Police said that he was a victim of a robbery earlier that day and that he fought off his attackers, who later returned and beat him to death.
A Jewish man was attacked and verbally assaulted by a group of Black men on Eastern Parkway. The group, who were riding bicycles, ran over the man’s leg and shouted “heil hitler” at him.
A 44-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint in Crown Heights this week by a man who forced his victim to buy him two sandwiches, then ordered him to drain his bank account at a nearby ATM.
Two 10-year-olds robbed a 67-year-old woman on a Crown Heights street corner on Monday afternoon, police said. The senior was at Empire Boulevard and Rogers Avenue at 2 p.m. when five tykes approached her, the youngest aged 4, according to the Daily News.
Late Tuesday night Shomrim volunteers apprehended a shoplifter who stole 14 bottles of shampoo – totaling $86.95 in value – from the Kol Tuv grocery store.
The owner of a kosher bakery in Philadelphia was shot in the face during an apparent attempted robbery Friday morning. She survived, though she is listed in critical condition.
A panhandler known to frequent neighborhood Shuls and Kingston Avenue was captured on surveillance video stealing out of charity boxes in 770 on Shabbos morning. He was arrested once before for the same crime, which was also captured on video.
A drunk driver crashed into a police car that was parked outside the 71st Precinct on New York Avenue.
A notorious package thief – who was once arrested by the police – has been at it again, this time stealing a package worth over $800 on Carroll Street.
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.