Cops: Woman uses metal earring as weapon

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Jewelry assault

A woman was arrested for repeatedly hitting another lady with a spiked metal earring on Columbia Street on July 7.

The victim said she was near near W. Ninth Street at 2:10 pm when the suspect started hitting her and struck her in both the face and the body with the earring clasped in her fist. The alleged attack caused the victim to suffer several bumps to her head and a cut to her finger.

The suspect faces assault charges along with criminal possession of a weapon.


Police arrested a man who they say stole another man’s iPad with an unapprehended partner on Hoyt Street back on April 14.

The victim said he was near Butler Street at 2:45 pm when the suspect, along with his accomplice, surrounded him, demanding to see his iPad. When the suspects saw it, the victim said they took it from him and fled.

The suspect and the other man, when apprehended, face larceny and harrassment charges.

— Scott Hansen

Updated 10:12 pm, July 9, 2018
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