Sections

Police: Man assaults girlfriend in her apartment

Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

78th Precinct

Park Slope

Brutal assault

Police arrested a Department of Education employee for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend inside her Eighth Avenue home in Park Slope on Jan. 7.

The victim, 32, told police her boyfriend, who works at a school in Manhattan, was trying to look at her cellphone, when he cornered her in the bathroom of her apartment between 12th and 13th streets at 9:55 pm, before cursing at her, slapping the phone from her hand, and then elbowing her in the face.

Cops arrested the suspect that night, charging him with misdemeanor assault, according to police.

City education officials immediately suspended the suspect without pay upon receiving notice of the allegations, according to spokesman Doug Cohen.

The victim suffered bruising and swelling as a result of the attack, cops said.

Have a glass!

Cops cuffed a 34-year-old woman for allegedly breaking a glass cup over a man’s head inside a Fifth Avenue diner on Jan. 10.

The victim told police the woman attacked him inside the eatery between Union and President streets at 9:10 pm, when the suspect broke the cup over his head and then slashed him with a piece of glass.

Police arrested the suspect on a felony assault charge that day, cops said.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Methodist Hospital, where he was treated for multiple lacerations, according to police.

Hit and run

Some jerk rear-ended a woman’s car parked on Flatbush Avenue on Jan. 5, before fleeing the scene.

The victim told police she left her 2005 Infiniti G between St. Marks Avenue and Prospect Place at 8 pm, and returned the next morning to find the rear end of her car crumpled.

Shopping spree

Police arrested a 47-year-old man for allegedly stealing an estimated $600 worth of merchandise from a Flatbush Avenue chain store on Jan. 7.

An employee told police he spotted the suspect attempting to slink past the register with a small fortune’s worth of stuff from the store near Atlantic Avenue at 10:30 pm.

Cops cuffed the man that day on petty larceny charges, according to police.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 7:22 pm, January 23, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: