Two Assaults In Red Hook And Brownsville

Two Assaults In Red Hook And Brownsville

Cops are looking for three suspects involved in two assaults that took place in Red Hook and Brownsville.

RED HOOK – On Saturday, April 4 at around 10:15 a.m., an unknown individual approached a 34-year-old employee at Hicks Mega Laundromat, located at 779 Hicks Street. They both engaged in a verbal dispute over a washing machine malfunction, cops say. The dispute turned physical when the individual allegedly punched and kicked the man, pushed him to the floor, and struck him with a chair. Then, the suspect fled.

According to the NYPD, the employee had bruising on his body but refused medical attention. Cops describe the suspect as an adult man with a dark complexion. He is about 6’4″ tall and weighs about 200 lbs. He has an athletic build, brown eyes, and black dreadlock hair. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded track jacket, blue track pants, and white sneakers.

BROWNSVILLE – On Monday, April 6 at around 5:40 p.m., two men allegedly fired their guns outside on Sutter Avenue near Powell Street and Blake Avenue. A woman, who was sitting nearby, was shot once in her right leg. She was taken to Brookdale Hospital and is in stable condition.

The NYPD describes the two suspects as follows:

Suspect 1 – A 17 to 22-year-old man last seen wearing a red-hooded sweater, black pants, and light-colored sneakers.

Suspect 2 – A 17 to 22-year-old man last seen wearing a black-hooded sweater, black pants, and black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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