TEEN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING TO RAPE GIRL AT WASHINGTON IRVING
Police arrested a teenage boy for sexual abuse, aggravated harassment and harassment inside the Washington Irving campus at 40 Irving Place last Friday at 9:55 a.m. The victim told police that the teen has been touching her without her permission, including her breasts and side. Police said that the teen also kissed the victim without her consent.
The victim told police that the teen said he wanted to have sex with her and when she said no, he said, “I will rape you.” The victim said that the teen also told her in Spanish, “You are trash and have a sh–ty body. You’re only good for sex.”
The teen’s name is being withheld because of his age.
TEEN ARRESTED FOR PUSHING STUDENT INTO TRAIN TRACKS AT UNION SQUARE
Police arrested a teenage boy at Union Square East and East 14th Street for assault last Thursday at 10:40 a.m. Police said that while waiting for the train, the teen and two other suspects who weren’t arrested punched the victim in the face, causing the victim to fall onto the train tracks. Police said that once the victim got back onto the train platform, the teens continued to punch him, causing an injury to the back of his head. Police said that both the victim and the boy who was arrested attend Manhattan Academy for Arts and Language in the Norman Thomas Campus at 111 East 33rd Street.
MAN ARRESTED FOR SLASHING AFTER VICTIM SEES HIM AT BELLEVUE ER
Police arrested 62-year-old Biocet Ricardo for assault inside Bellevue Hospital at 462 First Avenue last Saturday at 7:38 p.m.
The victim told police that he was standing in front of a table near 755 Sixth Avenue when he heard Ricardo yell, “F–k you.” The victim turned around, at which point Ricardo allegedly swung his arm and slashed the victim on his left hand and thumb with a razor blade. Police said that Ricardo then fled north on Sixth Avenue.
The victim said that he later went to the Bellevue emergency room for treatment of the injury and found that the suspect was also in the ER getting treatment for a cut on his index finger, and he was arrested at Bellevue. Police did not have further information about how Ricardo injured himself.
MAN, WOMAN BUSTED FOR WALLET THEFT
Two people were arrested for stealing someone’s wallet inside the Starbucks at 393 Third Avenue and East 28th Street last Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Police said that 18-year-old Arlissa Davis, 21-year-old Joseph Collins and a third person who wasn’t arrested were working together to steal the victim’s wallet. Police said that the suspects later used the stolen credit card at various locations.
The victim identified Davis at the scene, and Collins was later arrested inside the Administration for Children’s Services facility at 492 First Avenue on Sunday at 12:50 a.m.
GRAFFITI-WRITER ARRESTED FOR ‘MENACING’
Police arrested 27-year-old Adam Grant for criminal mischief and menacing at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 29th Street last Monday at 11:22 a.m. The victim, who is the super of a nearby building, told police he was standing outside his building around 8:45 a.m. when he saw Grant beginning to tag the standpipe sign in front of the location.
The victim asked Grant what he was doing and Grant allegedly said that he was “buffing” the sign, and explained that buffing meant he was crossing out the other tags to replace it with his own. The victim told his friend to call the police, at which point Grant allegedly shoved the victim from behind. Police responded to the scene but couldn’t find Grant.
The victim said that he then saw Grant in front of the building again about an hour later and Grant allegedly said, “I’m going to stab you, I didn’t forget,” and “I’ll see you around.” The victim called the police and pointed out Grant, who was arrested and allegedly was in possession of a screwdriver. He was also charged with harassment.
MAN NABBED FOR SWIPING 13 SWEATERS
Police arrested 38-year-old Anthony Williams for petit larceny inside the Gap at 122 Fifth Avenue on Monday at 6:24 p.m. Police said that Williams entered the store and took 13 sweaters from the rack before leaving without paying.
Williams was later charged with grand larceny as well when police discovered at the precinct that he was also allegedly responsible for a theft from Athleta in which he allegedly stole 24 pairs of tights on September 26.
HEINEKEN SHOPLIFTER BUSTED WHEN HELPING HIMSELF TO SECOND BEER
Police arrested 46-year-old Douglas Willems for petit larceny in front of 196 Third Avenue and 18th Street last Monday at 8:39 p.m. Police said that Willems went into the Duane Reade around 8 p.m., went to the cooler and removed a Heineken from the fridge before leaving the store without paying. Police said that he returned about 20 minutes later and went to get another Heineken, as well as two packs of beef jerky, before leaving without paying. An employee told him to stop and pay for the items but he allegedly kept walking, prompting the employee to call the police.
ARREST FOR PULLING OUT KNIFE AT UNION SQUARE GREENMARKET
Police arrested 28-year-old Moustafa Abdelmoatamed for weapons possession and menacing at the corner of Union Square West and East 15th Street last Wednesday at 11:32 a.m. The victim told police that he was working in a booth at the greenmarket and got into an argument with Abdelmoatamed. The suspect allegedly became agitated and held a knife in his hand at waist level, causing the victim to be fearful for his safety and called the police. The suspect allegedly said “get the f–k out of here” and he was arrested shortly after.
MEN BUSTED FOR SELLING THC, WHIPPETS
Police arrested 24-year-old Arafat Althaibani for sale of a controlled substance last Wednesday at 3:40 p.m. in front of 333 Park Avenue South. Police said that the suspect sold liquid THC (concentrated cannabis) to an undercover officer. When he was searched, he was allegedly in possession of numerous whippets with nitrous oxide and K2 that he was selling in public view.
Her was also charged with an unclassified public health law misdemeanor and the unlawful sale of synthetic marijuana.
Police arrested two more men for selling nitrous oxide in front of the same location at 5:35 p.m. the same day. Police said that 26-year-old Saddam Al Selmi and 60-year-old Mashaal Al Selmi were each in possession of 25 boxes of nitrous oxide. The men were charged with a public safety misdemeanor.
WOMAN ARRESTED FOR PROSTITUTION AT SEVENTH AVE. SPA
Police arrested a 30-year-old woman for prostitution inside the Cozy Spa at 213 Seventh Avenue last Thursday at 6:20 p.m. Police said that the woman agreed to perform sexual acts on an undercover officer in exchange for $380.