Man stabbed in botched home invasion • Brooklyn Paper

Man stabbed in botched home invasion

72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace


Police arrested a man for allegedly slashing a guy with a knife during a botched 52nd Street home invasion on Sept. 18.

The victim told police the suspect repeatedly kicked the front door of his house between Seventh and Eight avenues at around 5 pm, when the victim confronted the man and a scuffle ensued, during which the suspect slashed the victim’s hand with a pocket knife.

Police cuffed the suspect at the scene on felony assault and robbery charges, according to police reports.

Locked up

Cops cuffed a man for allegedly assaulting his roommate inside their 49th Street apartment on Sept. 18.

The victim told police that an argument with his roommate inside their pad near Third Avenue turned violent at around 2 am, when the suspect hit the victim in the face with a metal lock.

Police arrived on the scene shortly after and arrested the man on felony assault charges, cops said.

Intoxicating robbery

Two brutes robbed an drunken man on Fifth Avenue on Sept. 22.

The victim told police the crooks sucker punched him near 57th Street at around 2 am, causing his nose to bleed, before grabbing his cellphone and $550 in cash and running off.


A knife-wielding wacko stabbed a man on Fourth Avenue on Sept. 17.

The victim told police that was near 49th Street at 5:50 pm, when the ruffian slashed him in the neck.

First responders arrived on the scene and took the victim to NYU Langone Hospital for treatment, cops said.

Car jacker

A pirate looted a parked car on E. Third Street on Sept. 21.

The victim told police that he left the car between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Caton Avenue at 8 am, and returned two hours later to discover his driver’s side window busted, and a wallet containing $2,000 stolen.

Police later discovered that the victim’s credit cards had been used at a nearby subway station, according to police reports.

Knife guys

Three knife-armed bandits mugged a man on Fourth Avenue on Sept. 22.

The victim told police the goons pulled a knife on him near 55th Street at around 1:30 am, before nabbing his cellphone and wallet.

Credit card crook

A scam artist used a Prospect Avenue man’s information to open multiple bank accounts between Aug. 23 and 30.

The victim, who lives between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West, told police that the swindler used his stolen credientials to open several accounts, but the cards were delivered safely and unused to his house on Sept. 17 at around 4 pm.

— Aidan Graham

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