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  • Police chief 'shaken' after son accused of beating Sikh man

    08/09/2018 8:16:45 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 38 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | August 9, 2018 | AP
    A San Francisco Bay Area police chief said his family is "shaken to the core" after his son was arrested in the beating of a 71-year-old Sikh man. Tyrone McAllister, 18, and a 16-year-old boy could face charges including attempted robbery, elder abuse and assault following Monday's attack in the city of Manteca. Police say they are investigating the attack as a robbery, not a hate crime, The Modesto Bee newspaper reported. McAllister is the son of Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister, who wrote Wednesday on Facebook that "words can barely describe how embarrassed, dejected, and hurt my wife,...
  • Flashback 1991: Trump Stops Mugging in NYC

    02/27/2018 12:03:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush ^ | February 27, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: All right. Let’s hit audio sound bite No. 3. This was yesterday at the White House business session with the governors, and Trump is talking about sheriff deputies who waited outside the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting on February 14th. THE PRESIDENT: You know, I really believe… You don’t know until you test it, but I think — I really believe I’d run into, even if I didn’t have a weapon and I think most of the people in this room would have done that, too, because I know most of you. But the way they...
  • Muggers wielding pepper spray steal man’s laxatives in SF

    06/30/2017 1:54:20 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies ^ | Updated 12:23 pm, Friday, June 30, 2017 | By Filipa Ioannou
    A pair of women attacked a 64-year-old man with pepper spray Thursday night near the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco and stole a bag — which contained the victim’s laxatives, police said. The irregular incident occurred about 9 a.m. when the man got into an argument with the two women, one of whom is estimated to be in her 20s, the other in her 60s, on Sixth Street between Market and Mission streets, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
  • Mysterious Hero Cold-Cocks Mugger With Thermos At Bus Stop, Prosecutors Say

    10/13/2016 12:31:34 PM PDT · by NorthMountain · 49 replies
    dna-info Chicago ^ | October 12, 2016 5:19am | Erica Demarest
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A mysterious good Samaritan came to the aid of a woman getting mugged at an Andersonville bus stop, cold-cocking the attacker with a Thermos and leaving him on the ground for police to clean up, authorities said. But authorities don't know who swung the Thermos: The good Samaritan took off before officers arrived, leaving a bus stop full of witnesses to tell the tale. According to his public defender, Lomeli has worked as a valet parker for the last 20 years. Cook County Judge Donald Panarese Jr. on Tuesday said Lomeli could be released on...
  • Robbers Try to Mug Pizza Delivery Boy Who Turns Out to Be an Ex-NFL Linebacker

    09/25/2016 9:07:28 PM PDT · by Paleo Pete · 31 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 25 Sep 2016 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Four robbers who planned to rob a pizza delivery boy after ordering delivery to an abandoned house were in for a surprise when a former NFL linebacker showed up with the pie instead. Napoleon Harris III, the former NFL linebacker and Illinois state senator, is the owner of two Chicago-area Beggars pizza franchises and was sitting in one of them right before closing time when a last minute call came in, The Daily Mail reported. Harris offered to deliver the pizza himself since the crew was overwhelmed, but he didn’t know that the house was vacant.
  • Australian shot dead by robbers in US praised as hero by wife (Savannah, Georgia)

    09/24/2016 1:27:25 AM PDT · by seacapn · 45 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | Saturday 24 September 2016 04.35 BST | Australian Associated Press
    Australian art gallery owner Kevin Reid has been praised as a hero by his wife after he moved her out of danger moments before masked robbers fatally shot him dead on a US street. Kari Graham-Reid told how she was on an after-dinner stroll with her “wonderful” husband near their home in Savannah, Georgia, on Wednesday night when three men suddenly appeared from the shadows... Local police described one of the suspects as a black male wearing a light coloured bandanna over his face. The other two suspects were described as black males. “There hasn’t been an arrest in the...
  • Suspect Arrested In 93-Year-Old Woman's East Harlem Mugging

    09/09/2016 3:06:04 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 45 replies ^ | September 9, 2016 | A.J. Ross
    A 26-year-old man has been arrested in the East Harlem mugging of a 93-year-old woman in a wheelchair. Authorities say Broyoan Lopez, of Brooklyn, is charged with robbery, grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. The NYPD Warrant Squad reportedly picked him up near Grand Central Terminal just before 7 a.m. Friday. "He hurt me, he hurt me right there and in the arm right there," victim Maria Vasquez said. "Because I tried to grab him, but he pushed my arm away. And that's where I got hurt." Vasquez was just trying to buy slippers from Regine's on East...
  • London: Shomrim save peer from mugging

    06/17/2016 1:02:59 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/6/16
    The London Shomrim stopped a thief from robbing a member of the House of Lords earlier this week. The Jewish Chronicle reports that two youths riding bicycles attack Lord Glasman, a Labour Party peer, near his Stoke Newington home. Fortunately, several members of the Jewish neighborhood watch organization saw the incident and chased down the attempted muggers. They then held the suspects until police were able to take over. "Thank you for your exemplary work, that you do every day and for what you did yesterday," said Lord Glasman. "You make all people in our community safer, even me. It...
  • Brooklyn boy, 10, charged with arson, mugging

    08/17/2015 8:07:25 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 18 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 14, 2015 | Chelsia Rose Marcius, Laura Bult, Larry McShane
    His bad reputation is bigger than he is. A 10-year-old Brooklynite accused of mugging a 67-year-old grandma and torching a local business is “a one-kid crime wave . . . a very troubled young individual,” Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said of the alleged prepubescent pyromaniac said Thursday. The pint-sized perp, who’s yet to hit 5 feet tall, arrived Thursday for a Family Court hearing with his mother — who attacked a photographer, swinging her purse at him, as they left for home. “My son is awesome. He’s a good kid,” the mother snapped before heading off. “You paint him like...
  • HitchBOT Was A Literal Pile Of Trash And Got What It Deserved

    08/03/2015 6:38:43 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 63 replies
    The Concourse ^ | 03 Aug 15 | Albert Burneko
    <p>First things first. “HitchBOT,” for all practical purposes, was a garbage can with an iPhone in it.</p>
  • Dude Tries To Knock Woman Out But Ends Up Getting Rocked By Her And Her Boyfriend In Las Vegas!

    12/08/2013 9:13:50 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 99 replies
    WSHH ^ | 12/8/2013 | WSHH
    Video linky here...
  • Mom Jogging With Baby in Stroller Fights Off Attacker With Bike Pump

    09/28/2013 6:34:09 AM PDT · by mykroar · 47 replies
    DNAInfo New York ^ | 9/27/2013 | Nigel Chiwaya, Ben Fractenberg and Trevor Kapp
    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A woman jogging in a park while pushing her 8-month-old son in a stroller Friday morning turned the tables on a would-be attacker, hitting him over the head with a tire pump and sending him packing, she said. Mary Jane Jarman, 33, a stay-at-home mom from Washington Heights, was jogging home on the Hudson River Greenway near the Henry Hudson Parkway and 190th Street at 9:30 a.m. Friday after dropping her daughter off at school when a man jumped out from a behind a wall holding a broken glass bottle, she said. "Come here, come here," the...
  • What you can do, for yourself, right now (part 2)(Video of mugging)

    11/04/2012 6:56:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    JPFO ^ | 31 October, 2012 | Kirby Ferris
    The disgusting, lynch mob mentality that has arisen from the Trayvon Martin shooting case places us several notches towards race riots this summer. To the balanced observer, Zimmerman really does appear to have likely shot Martin in self defense. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and Barack Hussein Obama started babbling before all the facts were in. These collectivist droids seldom retreat from any lie ... they simply magnify it further. If George Zimmerman is acquitted the fuse will light. Remember Rodney King? If you live in an urban environment, don't be stupid. Pay attention! -------------------------cut-------------------------- EXTRA - 10/31/12 watch the...
  • Gang Mugging in NY During Hurricane Sandy

    10/31/2012 5:53:12 PM PDT · by gop4lyf · 13 replies
    A group of 5 thugs took advantage of the empty streets of NYC. The victim was a man who had his wallet and phone taken. As they leave, one of the perpetrators appears to stand on the victims head as the group departs.
  • Group commits assault, violent robbery on VCU's main campus [15 black dudes beat up one white dude]

    08/22/2012 12:05:27 PM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 25 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 22 Aug 2012 | Richmond Times Dispatch
    UPDATE: Group commits assault, violent robbery on VCU's main campus RICHMOND, Va. -- By: Joe Macenka | Richmond Times-Dispatch , Robert Zullo | Richmond Times-Dispatch Published: August 22, 2012 Updated: August 22, 2012 - 2:34 PM RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are searching today for a group of about 15 young men believed to have punched one passerby and robbed and beaten another in rapid succession on Virginia Commonwealth University's main downtown Richmond campus. Neither victim was seriously injured in the two attacks, which happened along Shafer Street on the Monroe Park campus about 2:55 a.m. VCU and Richmond police described...
  • Reward offered as police release video of man, 86, being robbed

    06/11/2012 7:11:38 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    WGN-TV ^ | June 11, 2012
    Chicago police have released surveillance video showing an elderly man being choked and robbed, and are asking for the public's help to identify the two attackers. The 86-year-old man was attacked on April 3. The video shows one of the robbers grabbing the man from behind and choking him and the other robber stealing money hidden in the man's shoe. As they run away, the door slams against the victim's head.
  • NJ Robber Dies After Trying to Steal Phone from Former HS Wrestler

    02/05/2012 2:48:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    NBC New York ^ | Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 | Brian Thompson
    A Newark man died after a tussle with a former high school wrestler he tried to rob early Saturday, NBC New York has learned. Law-enforcement sources told NBC New York that 30-year-old Gian Davis approached two men near Bloomfield Avenue at about 1:15 a.m. and asked for change. When the men said "no," he then asked to borrow a cell phone, grabbed it and tried to run off with it, sources said. One of the men lunged to get the phone back and Davis put him in a headlock, according to sources. Then, sources say the other man, a former...
  • Witnesses: (Former presidential advisor)John Wheeler Appeared Disoriented (before death)

    01/05/2011 6:06:52 AM PST · by Dr. Scarpetta · 223 replies
    Police in Delaware are slowly piecing together the details surrounding the death of former presidential advisor John P. "Jack" Wheeler III. It now seems Wheeler spent at least two days wandering the streets of Wilmington disoriented. Police say Wheeler traveled from Washington, D.C., where he worked, to Wilmington Tuesday on an AMTRAK train. He was last seen alive at 3:30 p.m. Thursday near the Hotel duPont parking garage at 10th and Orange streets. Iman Goldsborough, the parking lot attendant, encountered a man she believes was Wheeler on Wednesday night near the intersection where he was last officially seen Thursday. Goldsborough...
  • Colorado man loses part of finger in iPad theft

    04/20/2010 8:06:57 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 12 replies · 344+ views
    DENVER -- A thief's thirst for a brand new iPad cost a Colorado man not only a much-coveted device but also two-thirds of a pinky finger. Doctors had to amputate part of Bill Jordan's left pinky after a man Thursday yanked away a bag containing an iPad that Jordan had just purchased at a Denver mall.
  • The French Quarter Fracas: A Denial…We Think, Maybe (Updated, 5:30 p.m)

    04/15/2010 7:04:26 PM PDT · by Grim · 5 replies · 1,053+ views
    The Hayride ^ | April 15, 2010 | macaoidh
    Excerpts from the report I just had a very interesting and somewhat confusing conversation with New Orleans Police Department Public Information Officer Bob Young. Mr. Young confirmed to me that the New Orleans police had indeed taken statements from both of the victims, Jindal aide Allee Bautsch and her boyfriend, Joe [Brown]. He confirmed that in those statements, the victims reported that their assailants had indeed hurled “insults” at them, and the “insults” were, and I quote, “of a political nature”. UPDATE, 1:32 a.m.: And now comes something not altogether unexpected. Daniel Mauch, “francisnblake,” has gone dark. He’s deleted all...