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Police Blotter, Week of Aug. 27, 2015

Panhandler slams victim A 59-year-old man was viciously attacked after he refused to give money to a panhandler in the Financial District, police say. The man, who lives in Queens, was walking to the train on Fri., Aug. 14 when the panhandler approached him a little after 3 p.m. near West Broadway and Park Place, […]

Panhandler slams victim to the ground A 59-year-old man was viciously attacked after he refused to give money to a panhandler in the Financial District, police say. The man, who lives in Queens, was walking to the train on Fri., Aug. 14 when the panhandler approached him a little after 3 p.m. near West Broadway […]

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Man arrested in anti-Muslim attack A homeless man was arrested last week and charged with felony assault for a hate crime that took place last month in Chinatown, police say. Zin McDade, 29, who was arrested Aug. 4, has been charged with two counts of felony assault, one as a hate crime, and aggravated harassment […]

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Thieves punch mom for kids’ Nintendo Two men punched a mom and then stole her children’s handheld game consoles in the Financial District just after midnight last weekend, police say. The Brooklyn woman, 21, her three kids and a friend had just departed from the Whitehall Ferry Terminal when they were attacked from behind by […]

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Driver arrested in Canal death A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man, Ka Chor Yau, was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he […]

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Senior killed crossing Canal St. A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man, Ka Chor Yau, was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he was […]

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Infant dies at Soho day care On his first day in day care, a 3-month-old boy died Monday at an unlicensed operator in Soho, police say. Police were called a little after noon to Soho Child Care at 69 Greene St. and the baby, Karl Towndrow of Brooklyn Heights, was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital […]

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Panhandler attacks A rejected panhandler punched a man walking back to his office last week. On Tues., June 30, the 46-year-old was returning to work at 11:30 a.m., when he was approached by a panhandler in front of 83 Gold St., police say. When he refused, the beggar didn’t take it well — he started […]

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Robbed at knifepoint A woman was robbed at knifepoint two weeks ago in the Financial District, police say. The woman, 32, had just gotten out money from an A.T.M. near Fulton St. and Broadway on Mon., June 15 at 8 p.m., police say. A man asked her for directions and while she was distracted another […]

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Robbed at knifepoint A woman was robbed at knifepoint last week in the Financial District, police say. The woman, 32, had just gotten out money from an A.T.M. near Fulton St. and Broadway on Mon., June 15 at 8 p.m., police say. A man asked her for directions and while she was distracted another man […]

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