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Teen stabbed

A 15-year-old Canarsie boy was rushed to the hospital Saturday after he was attacked by a knife-wielding assailant.

Police said that the teen was on Glenwood Road near East 105th Street at 10:45 p.m. on September 20 when the assailant, described only as a 17-year-old resident of the Breukelen Houses, lunged at him.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in stable condition following treatment.

After a brief investigation detectives from the 69th Precinct arrested the 17-year-old, who was allegedly arguing with the younger teen all week.

It was unclear what the two males were arguing about as this paper went to press.

Sinister shopper

A 40-year-old alleged shoplifter was apprehended last week after he was caught trying to run out of an area CVS with 18 cans of Enfamil.

Police were told that Fredrick Credle allegedly shoved a worker at the CVS, located at 2120 Rockaway Parkway, into an electronic sliding door when the employee tried to stop him from running off with the formula, as well as a can of RockStar energy drink, at 7:20 p.m. on September 18.

Responding officers from the 69th Precinct took Credle into custody without incident, charging him with criminal mischief, attempted petit larceny, menacing and harassment.

Robber busted

Cops have arrested a man wanted for a mugging at the corner of Farragut Road and Remsen Avenue last month.

Prosecutor said this week that 18-year-old Dashawn Morse was taken into custody last week for the August 28 robbery.

Police alleged that Morse and an unidentified accomplice punched the victim in the face, knocked him to the ground and ran off with his cell phone, backpack, wallet and cash.

The victim was left with a bruised face and a split lip, officials said.

After a brief investigation, cops caught up with Morse on September 17, charging him with robbery, grand larceny, assault, petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.

Driveway slaying investigated

Cops are still trying to find out what happened to the unidentified man found shot to death inside a driveway on East 83rd Street near Glenwood Road recently, officials.

Police said that they were called to the location at 1:15 a.m. on September 14 on a report of a male shot.

When they arrived at the scene, they found the unidentified victim lying on the ground unconscious with a gunshot wound to the torso.

The man died at the scene, officials said.

Cops were still trying to track down the shooter as this paper went to press.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to come forward.

Calls can be made to the NYPD CrimeStoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Vicious discovery

A woman was found stabbed to death inside a Flatlands apartment Sunday afternoon, officials said.

Police said that the grisly scene was discovered inside the Flatbush Avenue home near Avenue L just after 2:30 p.m. on September 21.

A 22-year-old woman, whom police identified as Andrea Francis, was reportedly found inside the bathtub with a deep stab wound to her neck. She died at the scene.

Police said that Francis lived at the apartment she was found in, but said little else about the investigation.

As this paper went to press, cops were pulling out all the stops to find her killer.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to come forward.

Calls can be made to the NYPD CrimeStoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Scammers land in slammer

Shoplifting is a breeze when you have someone working with you from the inside.

Such is the case regarding 18-year-old Shaniqua Elliott and 27-year-old Darnell Palmer, who were both arrested in the Kings Plaza Macy’s last week after allegedly trying to steal a set of clothes.

Police allege that Elliott, who worked at the Flatbush Avenue department store as a cashier, reportedly falsified a Macy’s credit card payment for Palmer, and then gave the older suspect three pairs of jeans and a shirt – all for free.

To make matters worse, Elliott allegedly “went through the motions” at the cash register, imputed a bogus number that Palmer “paid” for the clothes and then gave him $62 dollars in change, prosecutors allege.

A Macy’s loss prevention employee saw the entire exchange on one of his video cameras and called police, who charged both of them with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property the next day, officials said.

Help wipe out graffiti

As the ongoing war against graffiti vandalism continues, cops are now offering up to $500 in reward money to anyone who can offer them information that can lead them to graffiti vandals.

The hefty reward is part of the city’s new push to rid New York of graffiti vandals.

Graffiti is one of the leading quality of life complaints brought to police.

Officials said that cleaning up graffiti is essential to the plan, to show that the community is no longer going to tolerate marred and tagged-up walls and street corners.

According to police, there is a perception that if a community will tolerate graffiti, they will tolerate other criminal activities, such as drug dealing and prostitution.

Anyone with information about graffiti vandalism is urged to contact either 311 or 911.

Dragged off and killed

Cops are looking for the murderous thug who dragged a 66-year-old man into an apartment building on Kingston and Lefferts avenues, where he beat the senior to death.

Police said that they were called to the apartment building just before midnight on September 9 where they found Daniel Smith unconscious and unresponsive.

He was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he died from extensive injuries.

Police said that recently recovered video surveillance footage showed that Smith was standing in front of the building when an unidentified man ran up and pistol-whipped him.

The man then dragged Smith into the building, where the beating continued, officials said.

Cops are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to come forward.

Calls can be made to the NYPD CrimeStoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Gunman apprehended

Detectives from the 67th Precinct have arrested a 29-year-old gunman allegedly responsible for blasting away at another man at the corner of Church Avenue and East 53rd Street earlier this summer.

Police allege that Sevan Phillips was seen opening fire at his victim during a brazen shooting at 1:15 p.m. on June 26.

Phillips allegedly started firing at his victim. When the man ran off, Phillips chased him until he collapsed on the ground, police alleged.

Then, standing above him, Phillips continued to open fire, alleged police.

Responding paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital, where he sustained multiple gunshots wounds and punctured bowels. He also lost an eye in the attack, officials allege.

During the three-month investigation, detectives connected the shooting to Phillips, who was taken into custody on September 20 and charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

Choked out of cash

Two men were arrested last week when they were caught allegedly trying to rob a delivery man coming out of an East 18th Street apartment building.

The victim said that he was dropping off a Chinese food order inside the building, located near Church Avenue at 9:15 p.m. on September 21 when 37-year-old Jonathan Nelson and 18-year-old Brandon Carrington allegedly followed him out of the building.

The suspects then stopped the delivery man, put him in a choke hold and demanded that he fork over his money, alleged police.

The suspects ran off empty-handed, but were quickly apprehended by cops from the 70th Precinct, who charged them with attempted robbery, attempted grand larceny, attempted assault and menacing.

Wrong numbers

An East Flatbush man was arrested last week when he offered up someone else’s Social Security card information on a driver’s license application, police alleged.

Police said that Granger Leuegue, 40, was charged with possession of a forged instrument after filling out the form at the DMV on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights.

He allegedly wrote down the wrong Social Security number on the application and when an investigator asked him if it was correct, he said it was.

Cops did not say who the number belonged to.

Robber nabbed

A 20-year-old man was arrested last week after he held up two teenage girls in nearby Borough Park, police alleged.

Officials alleged that Igor Lieberman crept up behind the two young women, ages 17 and 18, at the corner of 45th Street and 17th Avenue at 11:30 p.m. on September 18.

Prosecutors allege that Lieberman claimed to have a gun and ran off with the teens’ cell phones.

Cops caught up with Lieberman a short time later, where they charged him with robbery as well as criminal possession of a controlled substance when a hypodermic needle was allegedly found in his pocket.

Caught on camera

Three very photogenic thieves are being sought for an area robbery, officials said.

During the course of the August 27 heist, the three buffoons literally looked directly at the camera that was recording them as they pretended to be cops and pulled guns on a handful of victims inside the McDonald Avenue address near Avenue O.

Cops from the 66th Precinct were told that the three suspects barged into the address at 9:30 p.m. and flashed pistols and police shields.

They then handcuffed their victims and robbed them of their property before running off into the night.

No injuries were reported.

Investigators released the all-too-clear images of the thieves on Monday.

Anyone with information regarding the identities of these men is asked to come forward.

Calls can be made to the NYPD CrimeStoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Help wipe out graffiti

As the ongoing war against graffiti vandalism continues, cops are now offering up to $500 in reward money to anyone who can offer them information that can lead them to graffiti vandals.

The hefty reward is part of the city’s new push to rid New York of graffiti vandals.

Graffiti is one of the leading quality of life complaints brought to police.

Officials said that cleaning up graffiti is essential to the plan, to show that the community is no longer going to tolerate marred and tagged-up walls and street corners.

According to police, there is a perception that if a community will tolerate graffiti, they will tolerate other criminal activities, such as drug dealing and prostitution.

Anyone with information about graffiti vandalism is urged to contact either 311 or 911.

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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