Woman Struck by Husband
A 37-year-old woman was the victim of domestic abuse at her Richardson Street apartment on March 30th, according to police.
The victim said she was arguing with her husband when he began strangling her and banged her head against the floor.
She suffered lacerations and bruises on her neck and face as a result.
The husband, 41, was arrested shortly after.
Man beats 13-year-old Daughter
A 41-year-old man struck his 13-year-old daughter with a belt at their Frost Street apartment on April 4th just before school started that morning.
The victim’s injuries – redness on her right side and left leg – were noticed by a classmate who reported it to the school principal.
The victim was taken to Woodhull hospital to be treated for her injuries and has temporarily been placed in the care of her grandmother.
The father was placed under arrest.
Dunkin Donuts Burglary
A Dunkin Donuts employee discovered $2,000 cash missing from the cash register at the McGuinness Boulevard location on the morning of March 30th.
The employee told police she opened the shop at about 5 a.m. and noticed both that cash registers in the shop were open and emptied of their contents.
She walked to the back of the store and saw that the filing cabinets had been broken into as well.
An attempt to break into the store’s safe was unsuccessful, according to police.
The robbery s believed to have occurred sometime between when the shop was closed at about 11 p.m. the previous night and when it was opened the following morning.
Phone Snatched at Lunch
A woman lunching at a North 6th Street restaurant had her phone snatched away from her in the middle of her meal, according to police.
The victim told police that she was sitting on an outside bench of the restaurant, working on her Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, when an unknown man riding a bicycle grabbed her phone and continued eastbound on North 6th Street.
Police are continuing to investigate the matter.
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