Argument among two men leads to slashing
An argument led to an assault on Ludlow Street late at night on Saturday, Jan. 4, officials said. Around 3:50 a.m., in front of 152 Ludlow St., two men got into an argument, when one of the men proceeded to allegedly slash the other man on the right side of the face, before fleeing in an unknown direction. The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue in stable condition, to be treated for a laceration.
Smoke shop robbed at gunpoint
Two men are wanted for an alleged robbery at gunpoint in a store at 61 Delancey St., police said. On Monday, Feb. 17, around 4:25 p.m., two men entered the N & N Delancey Smoke Shop, and one stood at the counter and asked for cigarettes. The other man allegedly proceeded to the entrance to the counter while pointing a black rifle at the employee, then threatened the employee and demanded merchandise and money from the register. The employee complied, and the two men fled with $3,500, 30 packs of cigarettes, lotto tickets and a cell phone, into a vehicle parked in front of the store, officials said. No injuries were reported from the incident.
Car robbery in West Village
A man was robbed while sitting in his car near West 11 Street and Waverly Place, on Feb. 6, according to police. Around 5:45 p.m., two men allegedly approached the 28-year-old male victim as he was sitting in his 2007 Chrysler Sebring, then they entered the vehicle and simulated a firearm. One of the men allegedly searched the victim’s pockets, then ordered him out of the vehicle. The car was later recovered near 116 Street and 10th Avenue, officials said.
Restaurant theft on Mulberry Street
There was a restaurant burglary on Mulberry Street during the early-morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 6, police said. Around 5:05 a.m., a man allegedly forcibly entered Ruby’s Café at 219 Mulberry St. through the back door, police said, then took $200 from the register before fleeing.