Horrific rape on Flushing Avenue

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Flushing rape

A thug raped a woman in her Flushing Avenue apartment on March 11 as she tried to take her child to school.

The woman brought her child outside the building near Humboldt Street at 8:15 am, when the perp grabbed her and forced her back into her apartment, saying, “Get in the house — no one is leaving today.”

After the rape, the woman was taken to Woodhull Hospital for her injuries.

Purse grab

A perp snatched a woman’s purse and punched her in the face on Boerum Street on March 11.

The perp followed the woman near Lorimer Street at 7:20 pm, when he knocked her down and stole her stuff.

L-train robbery

A perp was arrested after punching and mugging a subway rider on the L train on March 13.

The man was sitting on the Canarsie-bound train at 3:30 pm, when the perp punched him in the face multiple times and took his watch and necklaces.

Police apprehended a suspect later that day.

Box cut

Three perps tried to rob a man at Morgan Avenue on March 11 as he left the train station.

The man was near Harrison Place at 8:30 pm, when the three men approached him and one asked, “You got the time?” The men then tried to remove his wallet, and one perp took out a box cutter and slashed the victim’s chest, neck and wrist before they fled.

Bat strike

A thug struck another man with a baseball bat on March 12 on Broadway.

The victim was talking on a pay phone near Roebling Street at 2:45 pm, when the perp approached him and hit his head with a wooden bat, before running away.

Graham cracked

A thief stole a computer and a video game console from a Graham Avenue apartment on March 10. The tenant left his apartment near Boerum Street at 9:30 am, but when he returned at 7 pm, he found his stuff was gone.

Sneaks sneaked

Two perps stole six pairs of Nike sneakers from a Hooper Street apartment near S. Second Street on March 10. The tenant returned at 4:25 pm to discover the crime.

Road report

At least four cars had problems last week:

• A thief needed only 40 minutes to swipe a Toyota from Borinquen Place on March 10. The owner told cops that she parked the pride of Japan near S. Second Street at 7:45 am, but it was gone when she returned less than an hour later.

• A thief stole a Toyota from Boerum Street on March 11. The car had been parked near Manhattan Avenue at 11 am, but when the owner returned nine hours later, it was gone.

• A thief stole an Oldsmobile from Graham Avenue overnight on March 10. The owner told cops that he had parked near Scholes Street at 6 pm, but by 1 pm the next day, the car was gone.

• A Toyota was lifted from Manhattan Avenue on March 12. The owner told cops that she parked near Boerum Street at 3 pm, but her car was gone the next morning at 10:30.

— Aaron Short

Updated 5:23 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

How is NYC the safest big city when you read reports like these? WTF is going on?
July 30, 2011, 2:08 pm

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