Violent man busted after groping, then slashing, a subway rider

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Inappropriate behavior

Authorities arrested a man who allegedly groped a man then stabbed him with scissors on a Flatbush-bound 4 train on Oct. 6.

The victim told police he was riding the underground bullet at 4:14 pm when the suspect grabbed his butt. He turned around and confronted him and the man took out a pair of scissors and stabbed him in the left side of the head, right thumb, and left hand in-between fingers, cops said. Police apprehended him on Flatbush Avenue near Fulton Street and slapped cuffs on him.

Sour note

Some sneak broke into a Washington Avenue apartment while its resident was sleeping on Oct. 8 and stole her guitar.

The tenant was asleep in the bedroom of her abode near Willoughby Avenue at 2:10 am when she was awoken by a loud noise coming from the living room. Upon investigating, she discovered her rear window open and screen removed, and her Yamaha acoustic guitar had been taken, authorities said.

At bat

Police are searching for a bruiser who bashed a man in the head with a bat on Clifton Place on Oct. 2.

The 52-year-old victim was strolling by Classon Avenue at 3:20 pm when the brute struck him in the noggin with a bat from behind, cutting the left side of his forehead, police said.

Teens busted

Cops cuffed two teenagers who allegedly stole a man’s cash on Myrtle Avenue on Oct. 4.

The victim was near St. Edwards Street at 4 pm when the duo approached him and demanded he hand over his money before they took it, according to a report.


Authorities cuffed a man who allegedly shot a guy five times on Carlton Avenue on Oct. 3.

The suspect shot his victim in the back five times near Atlantic Avenue at 6:40 pm, according to a report. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was expected to survive.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:54 pm, July 9, 2018
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