Sections

Seat fight: Man accused of attacking victim with stool

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Taxi tantrum

Police apprehended a 24-year-old woman accused of stiffing — then attacking — a taxi driver in DUMBO on Dec. 4.

The cabbie brought the suspect to Bridge Street between Water and Plymouth streets at 2:15 am — where the passenger allegedly refused to pay her fare, documents from the District Attorney’s office indicate.

Adding injury to insult, the suspect purportedly punched the driver in the face, kicked him in the body, and bit him on the hand and shoulder.

Bad encounters

An unlucky victim had two scary encounters with the same violent man at the same DUMBO address last month, investigators say.

The poor guy first crossed paths with the perp on Nov. 9 on York Street between Bridge and Gold Streets at 1:25 am, when the villain grabbed the victim’s cellphone.

When the victim asked for his phone back, the thief allegedly lifted his shirt to reveal a tattoo reading “Crip life” — then grabbed the man’s wallet and fled.

Three days later, the victim ran into the perp at around 8:09 am and the thug allegedly grabbed him around the neck, pushed his head against a wall, and stole his wallet again.

Screwy attack

Cops cuffed a 44-year-old man for allegedly stabbing another man with a screwdriver on Dec. 3.

The suspect confronted the victim on Atlantic Avenue between Henry and Clinton streets at 11:55 am and used the simple tool to strike the man repeatedly in the head, back, and body, according to the District Attorney’s office.

— Ben Muessig

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.