Between Friday, March 18 and Sunday, March 20, the 62nd Precinct received reports of two felony assaults and one robbery. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.
On Sunday, March 20 at around 5:30 p.m., two friends, one 64 years old and one 57, were inside a home near Benson Avenue and Bay 26th Street when the 57-year-old hit his friend in the head with a glass bottle, according to cops. The 64-year-old received medical attention at the scene. He was bleeding and had cuts from the blow.
A 38-year-old man told police that his 42-year-old female friend hit him in the face repeatedly with a screwdriver on Friday, March 18 near 65th Street and New Utrecht Avenue at around 12:15 p.m. According to police, the 42-year-old said the man threatened her and caused pain to her hand when he grabbed the screwdriver. The 38-year-old was bruised and cut from the screwdriver, and the woman was arrested at the scene
While waiting near the corner of 86th and Bay 35th Streets on Friday, March 18 at around 5 a.m., a 24-year-old woman was robbed of her cellphone and assaulted by a 31-year-old man. According to police, the man forcibly removed the woman’s cell by slapping her in the face. Once he had the phone, he broke it by smashing it on a lamp post.