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BY MARIA ROCHA-BUSCHEL

Uptown A train attack

Police arrested a 45-year-old man for assaulting a 43-year-old man on an uptown A train at the 14th Street/Eighth Avenue station on Saturday, February 10 at 3:11 a.m. The victim told police that the suspect punched him in the face unprovoked. Police said that the victim got on the uptown A train at the Aqueduct station in Queens around 2 a.m. The victim was transported, conscious and alert, to Lenox Hill Healthplex for treatment.

Cold food, HOT REACTION

A hotel guest upset over cold room service food punched the waiter who delivered it, according to a police account. The alleged attack took place at the Pod Hotel on West 42nd Street on Wednesday, February 7 at 11 p.m. The 28-year-old victim told police the seventh floor guest was upset when the delivery arrived and punched the employee in the face. Police said that the perpetrator was refunded for the order and the victim refused medical treatment. No arrests were made at the scene.

FOOD PURCHASE DECLINED, MACHINE ATTACKED

Police arrested a 41-year-old man for damaging a register inside Brooklyn Fare at 431 West 37th Street on Sunday, February 11 at 5:31 p.m. Police said that the man became irate and punched a register monitor when the machine declined his purchase with a food-assistance card. The man was charged with criminal mischief. Damage to the machine was put at $200.

hostel locker THEFT

Two victims told police that their property was stolen after they left it in a locker inside the hostel at 251 West 20th Street sometime between 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 3 and 10 p.m. on Monday, February 5. The victims said that they put more than $300 inside a locker in their room, which they were sharing with others, They told police that the locker had a lock on it but when they went to retrieve the money, it was missing. The two reported the incident on Friday, February 9.

Man BREAKS DOOR, IS arrested

Police arrested a 31-year-old man for criminal mischief in front of 515 West 20th Street on Thursday, February 8 at 10:10 a.m. Police said that the man could be seen breaking the glass on the front door of the building around 4:55 a.m. the same morning.





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