Police: Man assaults and threatens woman after being rejected

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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach


Cops arrested a man who they say assaulted a woman on Flatbush Avenue on June 28 after she rejected his advances.

The woman told police she was near Avenue J around 5 pm when a man approached her and tried to chat with her. When she denied him, her pushed her and threatened her, saying “I’ll knock you out, racist b---- — say another word and I’ll f--- you up,” officials reported.

Officers apprehended the man minutes later and found him in possession of pepper spray, according authorities.

Hit and run

A driver hit a mother and child as they were waiting to cross the intersection of Avenue I and E. 51st Street on June 29.

The woman told cops she was walking near the intersection with her daughter around 8:57 pm when a motorist in a gold mini van hit them and continued down E. 51st Street.

Car theft

Someone stole a woman’s items out of her car parked while it was parked Ralph Avenue on June 29.

The victim told police that she left her vehicle near Avenue L around 6:30 pm and returned 30 minutes later to find the front passenger-side window damaged and her belongings gone.

License to steal

A nogoodnik lifted a license plate off a motorcycle parked on Avenue U sometime between June 28 and 29.

The victim left his chopper near E. 66th Street around 10:30 am, and the next day noticed the plates were missing, according to police.

School break-in

Someone tried to break into an E. 54th Street school on June 29.

An employee said that when he arrived at the school near Avenue I around 2 am to start work, the outside glass doors were damaged, police reported. Cops also said he reported two windows in the school were broken the day before.

Shot and lift

A trio of shoplifters stole designer jeans from an Avenue U retail store on June 27.

Police said that the thieves entered the store near E. 55th Street around 1:38 pm and left minutes later with the goods.

— Alexandra Simon

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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