Crime watch

24 Jul 2018 | 11:16

BY MARIA ROCHA-BUSCHEL

Man arrested for assaulting girlfriendPolice arrested a 46-year-old man for assaulting his 44-year-old girlfriend inside their apartment at 443 West 25th St. on Thursday, July 19 at 11:30 p.m. Police said that the victim and the suspect were arguing when the suspect reportedly punched the victim in the stomach, chest and face. Police said that the victim refused medical assistance.

Woman assaulted by boyfriendA 41-year-old woman reported that her 50-year-old boyfriend assaulted her inside their apartment at 315 West 23rd St. on Friday, July 13 between 1:15 and 1:30 a.m. The victim told police that her boyfriend was upset with her because she returned home late from a business trip. She said that he didn’t want her to enter the apartment and slapped her in the face. The incident was reported on Sunday, July 22.

Teens arrested for breakdancing Police arrested 16-year-old and 17-year-old boys for dancing on a crowded downtown E train that was at the Eighth Avenue/14th Street station on Friday, July 20 at 7:50 p.m. Police said that the teens were jumping and doing backflips on the crowded train, causing a substantial risk of injury to other passengers.

Woman groped in L train tunnelA 19-year-old woman reported that she was groped while walking to the L train at Seventh Avenue and West 14th Street on Friday, July 20 at 12:30 p.m. The victim told police that she was walking in the passageway from the 1 train towards the L train at Sixth Avenue when a man approached her and touched her on her buttocks with his fist. She said that she was afraid of the suspect and told police that the touching was unwanted.

Packages stolen Three residents of 305 West 18th Street reported that packages of theirs were stolen from their building on Thursday, July 19 around 8:30 p.m. Police said that the suspect entered through the building’s front door and removed the packages without permission, then fled and was not arrested. Police said that the packages stolen were a Fairy Town collection doll, a pair of pants and a third unknown package. The doll was valued at $100 but the value of the other items was unknown.