Teen Attacked and Robbed in Red Hook, Police Say

By Nikhita Venugopal on May 14, 2014 4:31pm 

 An 18-year-old woman was robbed and attack in Red Hook on May 10, police said.
An 18-year-old woman was robbed and attack in Red Hook on May 10, police said.
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RED HOOK — A group of men attacked and robbed an 18-year-old woman in Red Hook Saturday night, police said. 

The victim was walking near the rear of a Center Mall building of Red Hook Houses East around 9:40 p.m. when four men approached her and demanded that she hand over her valuables, police said.

One of the men pulled out a knife while another punched the victim in the face, leaving her with injuries near her left eye, police said.

The men stole $655 worth of property, including the victim’s cellphone, a pair of earrings, a hat, a wallet and identification cards, police said.

Other notable crimes in the 76th Precinct include:

► A 40-year-old man was robbed of his iPhone 5 and $330 after four men threatened him with a gun and a knife on May 11 about 10:25 p.m. All four men fled the scene after the incident, which took place on the 200-block of Bond Street.

► A 13-year-old boy walking home near Hamilton Avenue and Bowne Street was hit on the head with an unknown metal object about 12:40 a.m. on May 10, police said. The attacker fled in a silver pick-up truck and the boy suffered cuts and bleeding on his forehead.

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