62 Precinct Police Beat: Woman choked for her necklace

Between Sunday, April 17 and Monday, April 18, the 62nd Precinct received reports of two felony assaults and one robbery. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.


A 27-year-old man was taken into custody after hitting a 32-year-old man in the face with a glass bottle on Monday, April 18. According to cops, the incident happened near 78th Street and 20th Avenue at around 11 p.m., and the two men did not know each other. The 32-year-old was taken to NYU Lutheran Medical Center and treated for multiple cuts to his face.


A 68-year-old woman had a necklace ripped off of her neck by an unknown perp on Monday, April 18, according to cops. The unknown perp, said to be around 28 years old, approached the woman near Bay 16th Street and Bath Avenue at around 3:30 p.m. and began to choke her for her necklace. The woman told police that while he was choking her, the perp said, “I don’t want to hurt you. Just give me the chain.” The man fled eastbound on Bath Avenue towards 18thAvenue with the woman’s necklace.


A 32-year-old woman told police that, while inside of her Bay 19th Street apartment on Sunday, April 17 at around 4 a.m., she began to argue with her 24-year-old boyfriend. The fight became heated when the 24-year-old started calling his girlfriend names, pulling her hair and spitting on her. The 32-year-old also told cops that once she asked her boyfriend to leave the apartment, he grabbed a glass bottle, broke it over her kitchen counter and proceeded to use the jagged edges to cut her left arm. He fled the scene before police arrived.

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