Mugging

Woman Punched in the Face, Robbed in Early-Morning Mugging on Chrystie Street

Posted July 26, 2021 at 5:03 am

A woman was mugged in a violent early-morning ambush on Chrystie Street last Friday, police said. The 29-year-old victim was reportedly walking near the corner of Stanton and Chrystie Streets at around 5:10am when the male thief approached her from behind, socked her in the face and threw her to the ground. Once down, the […]

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Crowdfunding Push for Mom Yanked Down Stairs in Chinatown Subway Mugging

Posted July 21, 2021 at 5:02 am

In which an ordinary trip to Chinatown this past weekend turned into tragedy. On Saturday morning (July 17), a 58-year-old woman identified as Htwe Than Than and her son, Kyaw Zaw Hein, were exiting the Canal Street station of the N/Q line when an unidentified assailant attacked. Cops said the mugger grabbed the son’s backpack […]

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Brute Beats Elderly Man, Steals Cane at East Broadway Bodega

Posted June 18, 2021 at 5:07 am

A mugger punched an 82-year-old man in the head and stole his cane at a Lower East Side bodega earlier this week. The elderly victim was inside the Big Apple Food Market on Clinton Street, near East Broadway, at around 6:20am this past Wednesday. As the man was buying a cup of coffee, a stranger […]

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Mugger on Clinton Street Forces ATM Withdrawal at Man at Gunpoint

Posted May 21, 2021 at 5:07 am

Crime abounds on Clinton Street just north of Delancey. On Sunday afternoon, a gun-toting mugger forced a 32-year-old victim to withdraw money from an ATM on the block. Police said that the attacker approached his victim inside 93 Clinton, and revealed the weapon. He then demanded cash, and forced the man to a nearby money […]

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Mugger Snatches Cash from 75-Year-Old in Grand Street Subway Station

Posted May 13, 2021 at 5:03 am

A 75-year-old man was mugged last weekend inside the Grand Street subway station on the Lower East Side, police said. According to the police report, the victim was purchasing a fare at the MetroCard machine on the mezzanine at about 1:00pm on Saturday, when he was approached by an unidentified man. The perp allegedly began […]

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Man Punches Woman to the Ground on Essex Street After Demanding Money

Posted May 10, 2021 at 5:02 am

Police released surveillance imagery of a mugger who knocked down a woman on Essex Street last week after demanding money. According to the police report, the 57-year-old victim was approached by the suspect at about 8:20am Thursday morning, near the corner of Canal Street. The man demanded money then began pummeling her. He punched her […]

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Suspect Arrested in Connection with Local Attacks on Asian Women Last Month

Posted March 18, 2021 at 5:07 am

Police arrested a man accused of attacking four Asian women on the Lower East Side over a two week period last month in February. 44-year-old Gilbert Mack was taken into custody last weekend in connection with the string of muggings, which began February 17 on Catherine Street. Bond was reportedly set at $50,000, with Mack […]

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Police Seek Man in Connection with Mugging of 85-Year-Old Woman

Posted December 1, 2020 at 5:05 am

Police this week released surveillance footage of the man wanted in connection with the mugging of an elderly woman on the Lower East Side. On the afternoon of November 18, the suspect approached an 85-year-old woman on Madison Street, near Gouverneur Street. He snatched her purse, causing the victim to lose balance and fall to […]

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Autistic Teenager Attacked, Mugged by Two Assailants on Lafayette Street

Posted November 16, 2020 at 5:03 am

Two men attacked, then robbed an autistic 14-year-old boy on Lafayette Street late Saturday morning, cops said. Police say one suspect forced the teenager against the sidewalk scaffolding while the accomplice robbed him. The duo also repeatedly punched the victim in the face, before fleeing with his jacket and bag, which contained a wallet and […]

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Father Allegedly Stabbed 6-Year-Old Daughter on Pike Street, then Fabricated Story to Cover it Up

Posted May 15, 2020 at 5:09 am

And the plot thickens… That whole story about a six-year-old girl stepping between a mugger’s knife and her father was apparently a total farce. And now the dad is under arrest, according to police. The original report came through yesterday morning that a mugger approached the father and daughter at midnight, near the corner of […]

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