Greenpoint Gazette

A Cab Driver Was Savagely Attacked in Williamsburg, and Other Crimes from the 94th Precinct

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A taxi driver was brutally attacked while waiting inside his cab in the early hours October 4.

The driver was sitting in the parked cab in front of 50 Bedford Avenue.

He said he was listening to music and had begun to doze off.

Just then a group of men began banging loudly on the window.

“We are going to f*** you up,” one of them screamed.

The driver attempted to leave the cab, but they pushed him back in.

They punched him several times about the face and back off the head until he lost consciousness.

When the victim came to he was lying on the pavement and bleeding from his head, and he noticed that his wallet had been stolen.

 

 Robbed and Hurt

A 29-year-old woman was robbed and injured in the early hours of October 1.

The victim was walking home along Dupont Street when an unknown man approached her behind and attempted to snatch her bag off her shoulder.

A scuffle ensued, and as a result the victim fell to the ground and injured her right leg and elbow.

The man made off with her bag that contained her wallet.

 

Woodpoint Robbery

A 29-year-old man was attacked and robbed while walking along Woodpoint Road on the night of October 3.

Six men approached the victim from behind and tackled him to the floor.

They began kicking and punching him about the face and body.

The perps then demanded his wallet and phone. One of them grabbed $40 in cash from him, and another snatched the phone out of his hand, and fled the scene.

 

 

Verizon Wireless Burglary

A Williamsburg Verizon Wireless store was robbed on the morning of October 3.

Video surveillance revealed to employees that three men had walked into the store just after 10:30 a.m. that morning.

They approached the counter located close to the exit.

The perps ripped off the phones, and even though they were alarmed, were able to bolt out of the store with the three phones.

 

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