A 29-year-old woman was strangled by her 23-year-old male friend outside of the G Train subway entrance at Manhattan and Nassau Avenues on April 28, according to police.
The victim got into a verbal dispute with the man around 1:30 a.m., as they were walking up the flight of stairs at the subway.
The man then placed his hands around her neck and began choking her, but she managed to pull his hands away and called the police.
When the police arrived on the scene the duo continued to argue.
The suspect was placed in custody.
The victim refused the medical treatment that was offered to her, according to police.
62-year-old Attacked with Axe
A 62-year-old man was attacked by an enraged driver over a parking spot dispute on April 30, according to police.
The victim told police that the duo got into a verbal dispute sometime after 1 p.m. over a parking spot near Eckford Street and Graham Avenue.
The angered driver then brought out an axe and made a swing at the victim, but missed.
The victim bolted for the safety of his car, but just as he was about to get in and drive off, the assailant slammed the door on his leg, injuring it in the process.
The assailant was arrested by the police shortly after.
A 39-year-old man napping in his apartment at Huron and Green Streets awoke to the sound of someone attempting to break into his apartment on April 28, according to police.
Just after 1:15 p.m., the victim said he was awakened by a sound at his front door.
Upon investigating the matter, he noticed a man attempting to pick his lock.
When he confronted the burglar, the latter tried to spray an unknown substance in his face, and missed.
The victim slammed the door on the burglar, who fled the building after the incident.
The victim told police that he was unable to identify the perp because his face was covered.
Robbery on Bench
A woman sitting on a bench at McCarren Park was robbed of her purse – only for it to be returned empty shortly thereafter on April 28, according to police.
The woman told police that she was at the park after 6 p.m., when an unknown man grabbed her bag off the bench and ran westbound on Bayard Street.
A stranger returned the bag to the victim, completely empty of its contents, shortly thereafter.
The victim told police that the items stolen included an iPhone 5, a mini iPad, a Samsung Galaxy 3 phone, and cash all valued at about $1,500 in total.
Police are continuing to investigate the matter.
A nifty burglar took a quick getaway ride on a bicycle he stole from Ride Brooklyn on April 28, according to police.
An employee at the store, located at the intersection of North 7th Street and Kent Avenue, said he was showing the burglar a bicycle the latter showed interest in purchasing, when he jumped on the bike and rode off on it without paying.
The burglar has been caught on the store’s video surveillance, and police are continuing to investigate the matter further.
A man arrested for petit larceny tried to pull a gun on the cop who arrested him on April 28, according to police.
The officer arrested the perp on North 6th Street and was about to place him in the car, when the perp tried to grab the officer’s gun secured in its holster on his belt.
The officer was quick to react and prevented anyone from getting injured.
The perp was escorted directly to the 94th precinct.
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