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BY MARIA ROCHA-BUSCHEL

No arrests in hit-and-run

A 60-year-old motorist reported that she was rear-ended by another driver who fled the scene while she was stopped at the southwest corner of 11th Avenue and West 34th Street Friday, May 12, at 5:40 p.m. Police said that she was at a traffic light when another vehicle slammed into the back of her car, whose driver fled. There were no reports of damage.

Pair arrested inside rail yard

Police arrested a 52-year-old man and 36-year-old woman for criminal possession of a weapon after they were caught trespassing inside the Amtrak rail yard on West 38th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues Friday, May 12, at 12:10 a.m. Police searched the pair, who were found to both be in possession of a controlled substance. Police said that the woman also had a knife, which she told police she carries for protection. According to police, the woman has a prior conviction in New York State.

Men arrested for assault

Police arrested two men in their 20s after the pair allegedly punched a third, a 31-year-old, at the southwest corner of Ninth Avenue and West 39th Street Sunday, May 14, at 4:45 a.m. Police said that the two men verbally harassed the victim before punching him in the face. The victim told police that he didn’t know the two men and no further information was available about what started the dispute.

Woman busted for assault

Police arrested a 21-year-old woman for assault in front of Marquee at 289 10th Ave. Saturday, May, 13, at 2:41 a.m. Police said that the suspect punched a 32-year-old woman who was walking into the club. No information was available about what prompted the attack. Police said that the assault caused pain, swelling and redness to the left side of the victim’s face.

$600 stolen from found wallet

A 44-year-old woman told police that her lost wallet was returned to a booth clerk at the 14th Street/Eighth Avenue station with $600 missing Thursday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. She told police that she doesn’t think the wallet was stolen and she may have dropped it when she was hugging someone.





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