Man Stabbed in Stomach with Glass Bottle in Williamsburg, Police Say
WILLIAMSBURG — A 28-year-old man was stabbed with a glass bottle early Sunday morning during a confrontation with a group of eight men in Williamsburg, police said.
The victim was walking on Bedford Avenue near North Sixth Street when a grey Dodge Magnum approached him and his own group of friends on March 2 about 4 a.m.
A dispute broke out between the victim’s group and three unknown men who exited from the car, police said.
During the fight, another car, a two-door red Mazda, drove up and five unknown men joined the confrontation.
The attacker, wearing a brown trench coat, broke a glass bottle and stabbed the victim in the lower abdomen, police said.
Both cars fled after the attack, which lasted about 30 minutes. The victim was taken to Woodhull Medical Center where he was treated for the stab wound.
Police described the attacker as a 150-pound man who is about five-foot-10-inches.
Here are other notable crimes from the 94th Precinct, according to police:
► A victim was asleep in a Williamsburg bedroom when a thief took $6,000 worth of valuables, including cash, headphones, an Apple computer and a debit card between 11:30 p.m. and 12:15 a.m. on Feb. 22.
► A 95-year-old man was almost duped when three construction workers, who claimed they were from a company the victim had called to repair the roof of his Manhattan Avenue home in Williamsburg, distracted him and attempted to steal his safe on Feb. 28. The safe, on the second floor, was too heavy and could not be moved. The would-be thieves left fingerprints on the safe.
► A 25-year-old woman claims a man she met through an online dating website called Plenty of Fish stole her Bose headphones, an Apple computer, iPad and Play Station.
The victim left her apartment for work on Feb. 27 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. and when she returned, the pricey devices were missing. The thief had spent the previous night with the victim and was the only person in the apartment when she left. He was gone when she returned.
► An engagement ring was taken from a Williamsburg home after the owner took it off to apply self-tanning lotion and left it in her bathroom. The victim, a 31-year-old woman, removed the ring in her bathroom and later went to sleep. When she woke up to catch a flight to Florida and realized she was not wearing the ring, she checked the bathroom but could not find it.
The victim had not left the apartment since taking off the ring but during the time frame, Feb. 27 between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m., several people had been in her apartment. The value of the ring was not immediately available.
► An iPhone was snatched from a 23-year-old man walking on North Ninth Street between Driggs Avenue and Roebling Street early Sunday morning.