Woman struck in another possible ‘knockout game’ attack in Brooklyn
The 41-year-old victim was hit on New Lots Avenue near Warwick St., shortly after she left Rainbow Nail Salon Inc.
A 41-year-old black woman was struck by a stranger in an "unprovoked"
attack while walking down an East New York street around 12:40 p.m.
Tuesday, cops said.
"No, I do not know that guy,” the woman said as she left the NYPD’s 75th precinct station house. “He just attacked me."
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She declined further comment.
Police said they arrested a 27-year-old, who is possibly mentally disturbed, in connection with the attack.
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Cops did not comment on whether or not the attack is part of the 'knockout game.'
Cops said there were no statements made about the attack being part of
the "knockout game," in which strangers hit passerby in an attempt to
knock them out.
The woman said she had just left a nail salon and was nearing a Spanish
restaurant on New Lots Ave. near Warwick St. when a man ran up and hit
her in the head, witnesses said.
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"The lady was in here getting her nails done, she walks out and the guy
just come up and hit her," said Kenny Sanz, who works at the Rainbow
Nail Salon Inc.
"I was right here, I heard a boom. I looked up and I looked right at
him,” Sanz said. “I looked him in the face. And then he ran away fast,
Can someone tell me what's fishy about this article???
Edited by blaquefoxx - Nov 28 2013 at 11:19pm