A panhandler was arrested for hitting a woman who ignored his pleas for money on the subway, police said.
A religious community on West 29th Street is grappling with how best to deal with the panhandlers.
Eighth Avenue business owners praised the NYPD for clearing out aggressive panhandlers.
New York's billionaire mayor showed ignorance of city subways saying panhandlers are few in city.
Businesses along Eighth Avenue say aggressive panhandlers are scaring customers and becoming violent.
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