Arrested for murder
A 72-year-old man was arrested on April 3 for beating his wife to death inside the couple’s E. 14th Street home.
Police said Noor Hussain was charged with murder after admitting that he played a role in the death of his 62-year-old wife, Nazar, on April 2.
Witnesses said Hussain attacked his wife during a 3:15 am argument in their home, which is between Avenues J and K.
After brutalizing Nazar, Hussain called for an ambulance, but his wife died before she could be taken to a hospital.
Nazar Hussain was seen coughing up blood as paramedics arrived at the scene, police sources said.
Neighbors said Hussain “has a temper.”
A sticky-fingered thief made off with an iPhone left on the security desk inside PS 238 on E. Eighth Street on March 29.
The owner of the iPhone said she left the Smartphone at the desk at 4:15 pm. When she returned at 6:30 pm, it was gone.
A burglar snuck into a Dahill Road home on March 29 — only to be caught looting the place by a 19-year-old who just came home.
The teen entered the address, which is between Avenues O and P, at 1:15 pm to find the thug fleeing the scene with her laptop computer.
Cops later determined that the thief entered the home through a rear window, breaking a security gate in the process.
Attacked on Quentin
A heavy-handed thug attacked a 14-year-old boy on April 1 during a mugging on Quentin Road.
The victim was nearing Nostrand Avenue at 2:55 pm when a 6-foot thug wearing a blue jacket jumped him, punching him in the face before taking $40 and a gift card.
Abused by brother
Cops are investigating claims that a 9-year-old Avenue T boy is being viciously beaten by his brother — and his mother does nothing to stop it.
Police sources said the abuse investigation was sent to the 61st Precinct this week after being filed with Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’s office in January.
The attacks took place inside the home, which is near E. 16th Street, the tipster reported.
A worker for TJ Maxx on E. 15th Street was arrested on April 2 after store managers learned she was cleverly re-routing cash to her own pocket.
Employees of the store, which is between Avenue P and Kings Highway, said the 29-year-old employee kept unwanted customer receipts — then used them to make fake returns.
She put the return money into gift cards, which she used to make over $300 in purchases, employees said.
A would-be thief was arrested on April 3 after he was found lurking around an Avenue R property.
The owner of the home, which is between E. 21st and E. 22nd streets, called 911 when he saw the thief walk through his gate at 12:05 am.
Bandanas and bullets
Two thugs — their faces covered with red bandanas — pulled a gun on a 16-year-old on Avenue S on March 26.
One of the thieves aimed the gun at the victim during the 4:30 pm confrontation, which happened near McDonald Avenue, while his accomplice removed the iPod Nano from his pocket.
Fire escape creeper
A thief used a fire escape to break into an E. Seventh Street home on March 24 — and took a wallet containing $1,000.
The tenant told police that she left her home, which is between Kings Highway and Quentin Road, at 5 pm to spend the night with friends. When she returned at 10 am the next day, she learned that a thief pushed in a gate blocking her open kitchen window and made off with her property.