The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Assault at Daisy’s Diner
Police arrested a 23-year-old man for throwing something at a patron eating at a Fifth Avenue diner on Feb. 14.
The 25-year-old victim told police that he was eating at Daisy’s Diner, between Ninth and Tenth streets, when at around 6:20 p.m. a patron threw an “unknown object” at his head from another table. The violent man, who was unknown to the victim, caused a laceration in the middle of the victim’s forehead and left side of his neck. While arresting the assailant, police found marijuana and a controlled substance on his person.
A shoplifter stole over $1,000 in clothing from a Fifth Avenue shoe store on Feb. 14.
The 26-year-old employee of Footlocker, between 13th and 14th streets, told police that the store’s surveillance cameras caught the crook removing 11 track jackets with “Brooklyn” emblazoned on them, worth a total of $1,100 at around 6 p.m. The crook has a goatee and was wearing a red baseball hat, red jeans, a red coat, and white sneakers.
Love Sharp as a Knife
A man held a knife to a woman’s throat and threatened to kill her if she left him while in her apartment on Dean Street Feb. 14.
The 52-year-old victim told police that she got into an argument and broke up with her boyfriend, a 51-year-old man, but at around 5 a.m. the verbal fight turned violent. The boyfriend took out a knife, held it up to her throat and stated, “I will kill you if you leave me.” The knife left a scratch on her throat and he fled her apartment. Police are now searching for the man, a 51-year-old Hispanic male, with curly hair.