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Pit Bull Owner Punches Man in Williamsburg for Having a 'P---y' Dog: NYPD

By Serena Dai | March 25, 2015 7:39am
 The 90th precinct covers the southern and eastern parts of Williamsburg.
The 90th precinct covers the southern and eastern parts of Williamsburg.
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EAST WILLIAMSBURG — A young man punched a 65-year-old on Grand Street after saying that the victim's dog was "a p---y" compared to his pit bulls, police said.

The victim was walking on Grand Street near Graham Avenue on Tuesday, March 17 around 12:10 a.m. when the suspect tried to pet his dog, police said.

The suspect, who was about 20 years old, said, "I got two pit bulls and your dog is a p---y" before hitting the victim in the face, causing swelling, redness and a bloody nose, police said.

It was unclear what kind of dog the victim owned.

The victim went to Woodhull Hospital for his injuries. The suspect was described as being 5-foot-6, 160 pounds and wearing a black jacket.

No one has been arrested for the incident.

Other notable incidents in the 90th precinct include:

► At least five robberies or attempted robberies with the threat of gun violence happened in Williamsburg in the last week.

In one incident, the victim, who did not give his age, was walking on Ten Eyck Street near Union Avenue on Tuesday, March 17 around 12:40 a.m. when three men stopped him, police said.

One displayed a black firearm and said, "Give me your wallet and phone, and don't yell or I'll shoot you," police said.

The victim handed over $870 worth of property, including an iPhone 6, a Baruch college ID, a MetroCard, credit cards and $20.

One of the men then hit the victim in his face, causing pain, swelling, bleeding and bruising, saying, "We know where you live so don't call the police."

The men then fled on Ten Eyck Street.

One man was described as being 20 years old, 6-foot-10 and 180 pounds. Another man was also 20, 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds. The third man was about 6 feet tall.

No one has been arrested for the incident.

In an incident on Friday, March 20, a 45-year-old noticed a man following him as he walked on Stagg Street near Leonard Street, police said.

The man, who was about 30, 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds, displayed a firearm and told the victim in Spanish to give him everything. He then struck the victim in the face with the pistol, causing swelling and redness, according to police.

It was unclear if any property was taken. The incident is being investigated.

On Wednesday, March 18 around 11:50 p.m. on Meserole Street near Graham Avenue, Dontay Cooper, 18, approached a 25-year-old woman and said "Don't scream, I have a gun, give me your money," police and the Brooklyn District Attorney's office said.

He took $40, MetroCards, IDs and credit cards, according to a criminal complaint.

Cooper was also charged with two other robberies in the area.

On Monday, March 16 around 5:10 p.m., he threatened a woman with a gun on Kingsland Avenue near Driggs Avenue, police said, taking cash, credit cards and an iPhone.

He was also charged with threatening a woman with a gun on Maspeth Avenue near Conselyea Street on Tuesday, March 17 at 11:11 p.m., the criminal complaint said, also taking cash and credit cards.

His bail is set at $100,000, and his next court date is on Wednesday, March 25.

Attorney information for Cooper was not immediately available.

► A deliveryman was punched, kicked and robbed of his motorized scooter on his way to make a delivery, police said.

The 57-year-old man was stopped on Humboldt Street near Johnson Avenue by five men in their late teens on Tuesday, March 17 around 8:15 p.m., police said.

The five suspects pushed the man off his red electric Yamaha Passola scooter, kicked him and punched him in the head and body, police said.

They then took the scooter, worth about $1,300, police said.

Police are investigating the incident.

► A woman who was dining at Marlow and Sons with a friend had more than $2,000 worth of property stolen during dinner, police said.

The 42-year-old woman was eating on Sunday, March 22 around 7:15 p.m. at the 81 Broadway restaurant when someone took her purse from the chair next to her, police said.

The property — worth $2,025 — included her wallet, $400 tortoise sunglasses, keys, earphones, an iPhone charger, jewelry and a makeup bag.

No one has been arrested for the incident. Marlow and Sons declined to comment.

Below is a map of incidents in the 90th Precinct. The most recent incidents are indicated with green pins.