Crimes Nearby: Train Assault and Shooting Victim

It was an eventful week for police in Central Brooklyn, from Bed-Stuy to Park Slope. Here's what went down.

All information is from the NYPD, unless otherwise noted. 


Train Platform Attack
Police arrested a suspect from Ditmas Park in connection with the beating of a man with a pipe on a train platform in Bed-Stuy.

Shooting in Lafayette Gardens Houses
A young mother was shot and killed on DeKalb Avenue in front of the Lafayette Gardens houses.  

Family Questioned After Capitol Hill Shutdown
According to News 12, Miriam Carey, who rammed the White House gates with her car this week, had family in Bed-Stuy. They were questioned by police this week.

Crown Heights

Playstation 3 Stolen on Subway
A suspect stole a Playstation 3 on the train platform in Crown Heights. He is still being sought by police. 

Prospect Heights

Spate of Car Fires
A series of car fires lit of Prospect Heights Tuesday, with victims discovering their cars' smoldering ruins in the morning. 

Park Slope

Train Phone Theft
A suspect is sought in Park Slope after stealing a woman's phone on the subway. 


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