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Cops Probe String Of Teens-On-Bikes Assaults
New Haven Independent ^ | Aug 2, 2013 | Paul Bass

Posted on 08/06/2013 8:13:46 AM PDT by kevcol

Police are investigating three possibly related attacks on people by teens on bikes in and around Edgewood Park.

The Independent reported Thursday on one such incident, which occurred around 5: 30 p.m. on Friday July 26 along the asphalt road that connects the park’s duck pond to the skateboard rink. A 63-year-old jogger was partway along that road when, he said, four teens on bikes rode passed. One turned around, rolled a bike at him to knock him over, then knocked him down again when he got up. The teens proceeded to punch and kick him, breaking an arm and cutting open his forehead, before fleeing. They didn’t seek to rob him.

On Friday, another Edgewood Park jogger related a similar incident to the Independent. Like the other jogger, he asked to remain anonymous.

This jogger had entered the park at Ella Grasso Boulevard and Chapel and started running down the hilly road toward the duck pond between 1:30 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, he said. He’s been running in the park for five years, he said; never before had he had a problem.

It was hot out; he had on shorts but no shirt. Four teens on bikes came zooming down the hill behind him, passing close to his body.

One of the teens held out his arm and struck the jogger on his neck. “I could tell from the way the kid hit me and looked at me, he expected me to go down,” the jogger said.

He didn’t fall. The kids rode ahead. The jogger kept running and came upon them under the bridge below Edgewood Avenue.

Three of the kids, whom he described as between 13 and 15 years old, moved behind him. “How’s your neck?” they taunted him. “What’s that on your neck?” They had beat-up bikes, he said; two of the bikes were girls’ bikes.

The kid who’d tried to “clothesline” him moments before stood in front of him. No one else was around. “He had jeans and a black shirt. He was heavyset. He could have had a weapon.” The jogger decided it wasn’t smart to confront the kids, so he turned around and jogged back toward the pond. More people were there. The kids rode off and didn’t bother him any more.

The jogger went home and called the cops. Three officers arrived at his home; one took a report.

Sgt. Al Vazquez, the police department’s chief of detectives, said the department received a report about a third incident that occurred within the same time frame several blocks from the park, at Ella Grasso Boulevard and Derby Avenue. A witness called police to say that a group of teens on bikes had ridden past a man, knocked him to the ground, then started beating on him. The victim fled; he never contacted police. Nor did police find a report of a beating victim entering the hospital for treatment.

Vazuez said the incidents “appear to be related.” Detectives have no leads yet but are actively investigating the cases, he said. He asked anyone with information to call the detective division at 203-946-6304.

The incidents do not appear to have approached the magnitude of the recent bloodying of a New Haven Power Sports technician on Goffe Street.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: blackcrime; blackrage; blackviolence; flashmob; gunfreezone; holderspeople; newhaven; nwa; obama; syg
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Though race (of course) is not mentioned in the article, one of the article comments is from a victim who adds that detail and her case#. I'm guessing the parents might be here.

Meanwhile, "Rock musician Ted Nugent is scheduled to perform at Toad's Place in New Haven tonight, but some folks aren't happy about it because of Nugent's comments on the Trayvon Martin case....Organizers of the protest want Toad 's Place to call off the show. A petition posted on change.org asking Toad's to cancel the show has more than 2,700 supporters." [LINK].
1 posted on 08/06/2013 8:13:46 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

What do you call muggers on bikes:

Modern day skeet.

I hope Ted does not back down. Unfortunately up in Conn, he cannot bring along any of his arsenal.


2 posted on 08/06/2013 8:18:51 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: kevcol

Carry a strong cane, and stick it in the front spokes.


3 posted on 08/06/2013 8:18:54 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: kevcol

What’s with the added “Amish playing knock-out polo”?


4 posted on 08/06/2013 8:21:16 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Waiting for next tagline.)
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To: FrankR

Or a sawed off broomstick or mop handle.


5 posted on 08/06/2013 8:21:31 AM PDT by sport
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To: kevcol
Not a problem.
At least as long as the victims just submit to the beatings. BUT should one of them beat the shit out of one of the little princes of the urban jungle or pull a gun and blow one straight to hell, it would be bad. Real bad and probably even racial profiling. Oh the horror.
6 posted on 08/06/2013 8:21:53 AM PDT by Tupelo (The Government lies, then the media lies to cover up the government lies.)
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To: kevcol

was Martin playing this game with Zimmerman ?


7 posted on 08/06/2013 8:22:54 AM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: kevcol

saint trayvon payback no doubt. I remember when I was a kid we used to ride bikes around and throw eggs at houses and cars..................maybe I wasn’t such a bad kid after all.


8 posted on 08/06/2013 8:23:04 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: kevcol

This is a comment from one of the victims:

posted by: Tylerd182 on August 2, 2013 5:46pm
To TELL IT LIKE IT IS and everyone else:
I am white. the attackers were black.


9 posted on 08/06/2013 8:24:21 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: kevcol

Apparently, these “teens” had no description by which to identify them...


10 posted on 08/06/2013 8:24:55 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: molson209

He was playing, beat Whitey’s brains out game.


11 posted on 08/06/2013 8:25:04 AM PDT by sport
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To: kevcol

New Haven is 83% white and only 1% black.

This isn’t Georgia, they don’t have racial problems in New Haven. These kids must have been disguised as black kids.

Northern blacks are so much more peaceful and law abiding in North Eastern towns. They have no racial bias.


12 posted on 08/06/2013 8:25:21 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: kevcol

This is going to happen until those lil rascals tangle with someone who’s carrying. Then, when he pulls down on them and caps a few of these twirps, he’ll be “Zimmed” by all the usual black apologists.

If The System is so hamstrung by political correctness and outright cowardice that it can (or will) not protect innocent joggers in a park, then the social contract is dissolved and it falls to We the People to provide for our own common defense.


13 posted on 08/06/2013 8:25:55 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Venturer

Bwahahahahaha ...


14 posted on 08/06/2013 8:26:15 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Tenacious 1

because its more accurate than the actual title.


15 posted on 08/06/2013 8:27:13 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: FrankR

Get an electrician to bend you a cane from electrical conduit. Fill the top handle, and the bottom 1 foot with lead shot and epoxy glue. Paint it brown or black. Tape the handle, and get a crutch tip from the pharmacy. Quite formidable for swinging and poking/jabbing.


16 posted on 08/06/2013 8:27:29 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: kevcol

The path by the duck pond sounds like a good place for Paul Kersey to relax.


17 posted on 08/06/2013 8:28:20 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: MrB

Don’t kid yourself, the cops don’t want them identified. Because if they were identified, the cops would have to arrest them and then they would be accused of profiling and being racist. When it comes to violence where Blacks, particularly young Blacks and Whites, the Whites are on their own.


18 posted on 08/06/2013 8:29:28 AM PDT by sport
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To: SpaceBar

“you believe in Jesus?...well, you’re gonna meet him”


19 posted on 08/06/2013 8:33:45 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

A lady shifted her bag strap, a boy played with the door lock in a passing car, a man deep in thought failed to make eye contact.

The sands of time slowed to a halting trickle...


20 posted on 08/06/2013 8:39:40 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
A similarly-equipped umbrella would also do the job.


21 posted on 08/06/2013 8:39:50 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Venturer

New Haven is 83% white and only 1% black.

This isn’t Georgia, they don’t have racial problems in New Haven. These kids must have been disguised as black kids.

Northern blacks are so much more peaceful and law abiding in North Eastern towns. They have no racial bias.

To hell it is.Whites are. Minority in New Haven and have been since the eighties.The only areas where you’ll find a predominantly white population are areas along the east shore and areas abutting The Yale University Campus.

The Majority of whites have fled New Haven for the safer,more Civilised suburbs.

I Know because I unfortunately lived there my entire life untill I fled in 1980.


22 posted on 08/06/2013 8:42:46 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Mouton

What do you call muggers on bikes: Modern day skeet.

PERFECT!!!!!

Ted Nugent in 2016


23 posted on 08/06/2013 8:43:16 AM PDT by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: kevcol

Those gol-durned “teens”! I sure wish Wally Cleaver and Richie Cunningham would quit with the hijinx already.


24 posted on 08/06/2013 8:48:42 AM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: kevcol
Three of the kids, whom he described as between 13 and 15 years old,...

I was slow to catch on. This is the only description any of the victims was able to provide police. Oh yea, they were also able to describe the bikes they road. But we don't know the RACE of the perps. All the victims were color blind. At least we can be sure none of the victims were racists.

It's odd now that by omission, the press announces "that which must no be mentioned". Otherwise folks might start to stereotype.

25 posted on 08/06/2013 8:50:51 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Waiting for next tagline.)
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To: Mouton

I bet Oprah would call them all Emmett Till.


26 posted on 08/06/2013 8:51:33 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Mouton

This took 11 days to hit the news???

This administration is totally out of control.


27 posted on 08/06/2013 8:52:32 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: kevcol

When they are captured, they should be tied to trees and whipped to nothing but mindlessly screaming lumps of ripped flesh.


28 posted on 08/06/2013 8:57:02 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: puppypusher

Fled???? Fled ?????

You mean white people in Yankee Connecticut have fled because of blacks??

Just doesn’t sound right after the Yankees toss out all of the racist allegations they can at Southern States.

You really mean they actually fled?

Fact is partner I have seen flights like this since the 50’s. And the liberals who shouted the loudest about the racism of other whites are generally the first to get their houses on the market.

Doesn’t change their liberalism though.

Sure they flee. They cannot stand what they push on others.


29 posted on 08/06/2013 8:58:54 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Mouton

“What do you call muggers on bikes:”

Road Kill.


30 posted on 08/06/2013 8:59:35 AM PDT by Gator113
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To: JennysCool

Year, but you can swing a lead-filled cane like a baseball bat,,, and with a lot of force.


31 posted on 08/06/2013 9:01:47 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: kevcol
People worry about a second civil war. Some are just now coming to the realization that we are in a national "cold war". Even they don;t have a clue

What we are witnessing is actually guerilla warfare. Obama and Holder have encouraged this behavior every bit as much as the Soviets encouraged Che or Castro....And they are just gettng started.

32 posted on 08/06/2013 9:04:07 AM PDT by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: Venturer

Makes one wonder if they don’t make the connection between what they advocate and the results they want to flee, or if they see it and deny it.


33 posted on 08/06/2013 9:06:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Mouton

One of these times a few of these punks are going to pick the wrong person, like the Bernard Goetz situation, and get themselves shot. Like the Goetz case, there will be a huge uproar, especially if it’s a white victim shooting young, black punks. As in the Goetz case, the lib media will naturally side with the black punks who were “just having a little fun” and “didn’t mean to cause real harm”, and “it’s certainly not a racial thing” and all the other bs words libs have used to excuse and cover up black crime for half a century. But I do hope innocent whites start taking more precautions. A few black punks shot heavily publicized might put the fear of God in many others.


34 posted on 08/06/2013 9:07:25 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: kevcol
New Haven, CT declared itself a ‘sanctuary city’ some time back, early on in the PC epidemic. For instance, the New Haven Register doesn't designate illegal immigrants as such, they are referred to as ‘immigrants’. Lived in CT close by New Haven for many years, Yale University is practically surrounded by bad areas. Students stay on campus or very close to it for good reason, assaults on students by Holder's children are common. One instance I recall, some punk seventeen year old with a knife assaulted and killed a Yale student just off campus in downtown NH.
What a travesty, a young Yale student with a world of potential ahead murdered in cold blood by a loser punk black kid. By the way ... this remained a local story it didn't even make the nearby New York media, print or otherwise. Yale University is very sensitive about its image, I'm sure that's one reason this murder never went beyond the local media.
35 posted on 08/06/2013 9:09:13 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: kevcol

Good cracker! Take your whoop-ass and run away. We likes dat.


36 posted on 08/06/2013 9:10:19 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: kevcol

Obama Jugend.


37 posted on 08/06/2013 9:11:38 AM PDT by Amagi (Buying "Green" means purchasing inferior quality at increased cost.)
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To: V_TWIN
"throw eggs"

A lot of kids threw things at non-human objects when they were kids. I remember one time when I was about ten (I'm now 63) watching some friends throw rocks at a freight train. So I threw one and hit one of the freight cars. That actually scared me so bad (there were railroad detectives around), I ran home and never threw another rock at anything. So yes, many kids threw stuff at things we shouldn't have. But nobody ever threw a rock trying to hit another human being.

38 posted on 08/06/2013 9:11:46 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

my cane has a sword in it.


39 posted on 08/06/2013 9:13:17 AM PDT by old gringo
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To: Tupelo

Once I was groped by one of four boys on bicycles - I managed to grab another, knock him down, pin him under his bicycle - called them the foulest names in a raging guttural voice - wouldn’t let him up until they gave me their names.

The names turned out to be fake but those boys NEVER showed up in my woods again.

This was thirty years ago; they were white/Hispanic. In retrospect maybe I was foolish; they were all as big as me and it was in an isolated area. Maybe it would be more foolish today, especially against urban (black) boys who are more steeped in violence, more likely to be armed.

But - it felt good. It served the purpose. If more victims kicked ass there would be fewer victims. The police were worthless in my case. Stupid impulsive predators only learn from immediate consequences anyway.


40 posted on 08/06/2013 9:18:21 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: puppypusher; Venturer

I think Venturer just forgot the /sarc tag, puppypusher...


41 posted on 08/06/2013 9:21:16 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Venturer

Fled???? Fled ?????

You mean white people in Yankee Connecticut have fled because of blacks??

Just doesn’t sound right after the Yankees toss out all of the racist allegations they can at Southern States.

You really mean they actually fled?

Fact is partner I have seen flights like this since the 50’s. And the liberals who shouted the loudest about the racism of other whites are generally the first to get their houses on the market.

Doesn’t change their liberalism though.

Sure they flee. They cannot stand what they push on others.

Yea!I fled after living there my entire life up till 1980.Prior to that I had the Joy of attending the New Haven Public School system,Where everyday was a fight for survival.Because The thugs,a certain racial minority would attack you for your lunch money.

Otherwise they would attack you just because you weren’t one of them.

I came from a relatively poor family that didn’t have the means to leave so We had to live through it every day.The assaults,Vandalism.I still recall it like it happened yesterday.

Do I don’t need to hear from some minority of the indignities they may have suffered,when I have suffered enough of my own from that same minority.


42 posted on 08/06/2013 9:24:58 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: old gringo

“my cane has a sword in it.”

Another very good option, and scary as 4ell too! But illegal.
You poke a guy with a lead cane and you’ll bust his ribs, smash his spleen, etc. Will break arms and jaws easily. And it’s legal.


43 posted on 08/06/2013 9:27:24 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: puppypusher

I know where you are coming from Brother, and I feel your pain.

I have been run out of two places by the shadow.


44 posted on 08/06/2013 9:30:19 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
But illegal.

The right to keep and bear ARMS shall not be infringed....

Swords are arms. Stupid knife laws are slowly being rolled back.

/johnny

45 posted on 08/06/2013 9:33:44 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: kevcol
The jogger went home and called the cops. Three officers arrived at his home; one took a report.

Glad to hear the situation is under control! [/s]

46 posted on 08/06/2013 9:34:01 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: puppypusher

You copied someone else’s post into your reply, and I can’t tell your response from theirs.

It helps to italicize, or use simple quotation marks to highlight the other person’s words.


47 posted on 08/06/2013 9:42:04 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: kevcol

What happened to the Amish part? Is there a noob with no sense of humor?


48 posted on 08/06/2013 9:49:18 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: Windflier

I would if I could but I have no clue how to do that.I should have put the. Previous post in quotes.My Error. THANKS.


49 posted on 08/06/2013 9:49:40 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: puppypusher
I would if I could but I have no clue how to do that.

The HTML command to turn text into italics is very simple. You can learn it in less than a minute.

Go here: Free Republic HTML Sandbox 2013

50 posted on 08/06/2013 9:58:47 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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