A knife-wielding thug attacked a 34-year-old man on Avenue R on July 27 during a heated dispute over money.
The two men were arguing near E. 13th Street at 11:05 am when the thug pulled out a knife and stabbed his victim in the face and upper arm — leaving him with wounds that needed medical attention.
A 69-year-old man was taken to a hospital after being struck with a BB pellet on Avenue R on July 27.
The victim was between E. 12th and 13th streets at 9:13 pm when he felt a sudden burning sensation on his chest.
The BB gun sniper remains at large.
Three thugs jumped a 25-year-old on Avenue R on July 31, leaving him with several deep cuts.
The victim was nearing E. Ninth Street at 3 am when the goons attacked without provocation, striking the Staten Island resident with a metal object.
A 16-year-old stabbed a 20-year-old man during a row on Quentin Road on July 27 — and was later arrested.
The victim was arguing with his attacker about a group of friends they have in common near E. 17th Street at 8:45 pm when the younger man pulled a knife. The thug then jammed the knife into the victim’s thigh, leaving him with a slight injury.
A thief crept into an E. Seventh Street home on July 29, swiping an undisclosed amount of property as the homeowner vacationed in Israel.
A house sitter for the property, which is between Kings Highway and Avenue R, said the thief entered the home by removing an air conditioner sticking out of a side window sometime after 1 pm.
The break-in wasn’t discovered until July 31.
Two teens tried to break into an E. 23rd Street home on July 29, but were arrested a short time later.
The victim told police that he was pulling up to his home, which is between Quentin Road and Avenue R, at noon when he saw the two thugs — both 17 — run from his driveway. Cops apprehended both teens a short time later after learning that they had tried to pry open the rear door.
A thief made off with a 27-year-old woman’s iPod during a Aug. 1 shopping excursion on Avenue U.
The victim, who works in the Vision Palace near E. 18th Street, said she accidentally left her iPod on the store counter at 11 am.
When she returned a few moments later, a customer had already taken it.
A thief broke into a 2009 Mercedes Benz parked on E. 26th Street on July 31, taking a pricey pair of sunglasses.
The car was left parked between Avenues R and S at noon. When the victim returned to the car at 7 am the next day, he discovered that his passenger side window had been broken and his sunglasses were missing.
— Thomas Tracy
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