62nd Precinct Police Beat: Son drunkenly attacks his 85-year-old mother

February 10, 2016 Anna Spivak
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Between Friday, February 5 and Monday, February 8, the 62nd Precinct received reports of two robberies and one felony assault. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend.


An 85-year-old Bensonhurst woman told police that her 54-year-old son gets drunk and violent with her; the latest incident—Monday afternoon when he punched her in the leg.

While the woman already has an order of protection against her son, according to cops, he continues to assault her. The woman also told police that her son violently grabbed her by the arm last week during an argument, leaving redness and marks.

Police apprehended the 54-year-old after the Monday, February 8 assault.


A 39-year-old Asian man was held at gunpoint on Friday, February 5 at around 11:25 p.m. while attempting to lock his bike to a rack near 86th and Bay 37th Streets. According to cops, an unidentified perp put the firearm against the 39-year-old’s head and said, “Give me your money and cellphone, quickly.” Once the man complied, handing over approximately $140 in cash and his phone to the perp, another perp approached and stole his bike. The duo then fled towards Benson Avenue. Cops are investigating.


On Friday, February 5 at around 5 p.m. a white man was attacked near 65th Street and 15th Avenue by seven perps, one of whom the cops say they later apprehended. According to cops, the 15-year-old suspect they took into custody approached the man along with six other unidentified white men, and punched him in the face several times. The man suffered injuries to his right eye and left knee and the perps made off with his wallet—containing $250—and cellphone.

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