Beer thief arrested for assaulting pregnant woman at 7-Eleven

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Police busted a 39-year-old man for robbery at a Third Avenue convenience store on Saturday after he allegedly assaulted two employees, one of whom was eight months pregnant, who attempted to stop him from stealing beer from the store.

William Wright reportedly tried to leave the 7-Eleven at 395 Third Avenue around 4:20 p.m. without paying for three beers that he had concealed in his bag. When he attempted to leave, two of the store’s employees demanded that he return the merchandise.

One of the employees said that Wright took one of the beers out and put it back on the shelf but kept the other two, and she asked him to return the rest of the beers that were in his bag. He allegedly refused and again attempted to leave the store without paying.

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CompassRock closes up shop

CompassRock CEO David Sorise

CompassRock CEO David Sorise

By Sabina Mollot

The company set up to manage Stuyvesant Town after it fell into receivership has closed.

CompassRock was originally founded by special servicer CWCapital in 2012 to manage multifamily properties around the country.

However, its two biggest jobs were at the 11,200-plus-unit Stuy Town, and at Riverton Houses in Harlem, where it managed 1,229 apartments.

In January this year, CompassRock lost its contract at Riverton when CWCapital sold the property to A&E.  Then in April, the firm got the boot from Stuy Town when new owner Blackstone replaced it with its own subsidiary company, StuyTown Property Services.

CWCapital declined to comment on the current status of CompassRock, whose website has been down for months. Phone numbers listed for the company had no option to leave a message.

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