Suspects In Custody After Mugging Yeshiva Student At Knifepoint


BROOKLYN (VINnews) — Two suspects are in custody, after they terrorized and mugged a Yeshiva student at knifepoint Thursday afternoon.

The incident occurred on Ave L and E 14th Street in Flatbush.

At approximately 5:00 PM on Thursday, the Yeshiva boy was walking when he was approached by two thugs who brandished a knife and demanded his wallet. The victim complied and the suspects fled with the wallet.

The victim contacted NYPD and Flatbush Shomrim, and a search began immediately.

A short while later, a Shomrim volunteer noticed 3 black males in the park on Avenue K and East 17th Street who appeared on edge.

The NYPD came to the area with the victim, in order to ID the suspects.

At that point the suspects ran away. After a brief pursuit, 2 of the 3 suspects were taken into custody.

Shortly thereafter, Flatbush Shomrim was notifed by a Flatbush resident that 3 black males had just hurled a knife into their property. The NYPD retrieved the knife, which was confirmed to be the weapon used in the mugging.

The third suspect is still at large.

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  1. These guys must really want Mets tickets!

    But on a serious note, interesting that the justice department knew that the Mets fans make up most of the criminals…or is it vice versa?

  2. When I lived in that area, it was almost 100% Jewish; now, there are new residents in that area, who prey upon the Jews. I guarantee that those new residents would not perpetrate such crimes in an Italian neighborhood, as the Italians would show them no mercy, if they were caught.

    • As far back as I can remember the Apartment buildings on Avenues K and L have never been predominately Jewish. You’re watching too many mafia movies, there are similar crimes in Italian neighborhoods.

      • Look, Moishela, in Italian neighborhoods, the residents know how to deal with such scum; that is why on a per capita basis, such crimes are much lower in Italian areas, than in Jewish areas.
        Years ago, in addition to Jews in the areas which were referenced in this article, there were also Irish and some Italian residents.


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