Wednesday Crime Blotter: Stabbing in Prospect Park, Shots Fired in Flatbush & More

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Stabbing in Prospect Park, Shots Fired in Flatbush & More
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PARK SLOPE – A homeless woman was stabbed in the torso at the 15th Street and Prospect Park subway station early yesterday morning, police said.

Around 5:00 am on Tuesday, December 4, the 36-year-old victim got into an argument with an unknown man, who stabbed her in the stomach with a kitchen knife. According to police, the victim said she had been drinking with the man and two others, when she refused sexual advances made by the suspect, leading him to stab her.

EMS transported the woman to New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, where she is in stable condition. Surveillance video of the suspect can be seen below:

FLATBUSH – On Monday, a young man was shot and wounded outside a building in Flatbush. Now, police are hoping to track down the shooters.

The shooting took place outside 91 Woodruff Avenue on Monday, December 3, around 5:15 pm, police said. Two unknown men approached the 22-year-old victim, pulled a gun, and fired multiple times, striking the victim in the right arm.

The shooters fled west on Woodruff Avenue, said police. EMS transported the injured man to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

Surveillance video taken from a nearby grocery store can be seen below:

GRAVESEND – Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a burglary in late November.

The incident occurred when the suspect broke into a residential apartment near East 5th Street and Avenue R on Tuesday, November 20, around 1:00 pm. The man forced his way into a 62-year-old woman’s apartment, where he stole an undetermined amount of cash, along with about $14,000 worth of jewelry, police said.

The suspect was last seen on East 5th Street, fleeing south towards Avenue S. Surveillance video can be seen below:

WILLIAMSBURG – Finally, police are looking for a man and a woman who stole du-rags from a beauty shop on Broadway, then assaulted the employee who tried to stop them.

On Friday, November 16, around 5:45 pm, the pair of suspects were in the Jamila Beauty Supply at 714 Broadway, when they were caught trying to leave the store without paying for 30 du-rags, which they’d placed in a bag, police said.

A 56-year-old employee tried to prevent them from leaving, at which point the pair punched the man in the face, knocking him to the floor, and fled, police said.

Video of the two suspects can be seen below:

Anyone with information in regard to any of the above 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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