Eight bruisers knock man unconscious for cheating on his girlfriend

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60th Precinct

Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate


Eight brutes attacked a man on Surf Avenue on June 1 for cheating on his girlfriend.

The victim was near W. 23rd Street on his way home at 9 pm when the men jumped out at him, knocked him to the ground, and began punching and kicking the living daylights out of him, said police.

The fiends bashed the man to a pulp, knocking out his two front incisor teeth before he lost conscious, according to a police report. The man was able identify one of the bruisers as someone who confronted him about cheating on his girlfriend, said authorities.


A trio of toughs lured a man and his friend to Surf Avenue on May 31 and proceeded to rob them.

The victim told police that he and a friend were hired to shoot a video near W. 22nd Street at 5:30 pm, but were instead jumped by three men. One of the ruffians placed the victim in a headlock and shouted, “Yo, this is Brownsville. No p---- s---,” according to a police report.

The other two men grabbed the victim’s camera gear and his friend’s phone and booked it. The victim told police he is receiving texts from his friend’s phone number telling him to come to Brownsville with $450 to get his stuff back.

Bottle bash

Police arrested two men who they say smashed a bottle over a guy’s head at Bowery Street concert on May 29.

The victim told police he was dancing and having a good time at a show near W. 15th Street at 9:30 pm when a man suddenly bashed him over the head with a bottle. The blow caused a lump and a bruise above the victim’s left eye, but just as he got his bearings, another man slugged him in the face so hard that he was knocked to the ground, officials said.

Break it up

A punk punched a security guard breaking up a fight at PS K225 on Ocean Avenue on June 2.

The guard told police that he jumped in to break up the fight between Brighton 12th and 13th streets at 10 am. But one of the delinquents took the chance to clock the man in the face, officials said.

— Caroline Spivack

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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