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A Marine Park man has been charged with brutally beating his 94-year-old mother, leaving her with serious injuries, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced yesterday. Mark Farrell, 65, allegedly left his mother with fractures and lacerations to her face and skull, and two broken ribs and fingers after beating her with a cane, authorities say.…

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Back in November we reported that a 78-year-old Midwood woman was punched in the head on Avenue L and East 5th Street by a  teenager playing a “knockout” game. The police have arrested a suspect in connection with this and six other assaults in Brooklyn. According to police reports in a CBS story, the 78-year-old…

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Police are hunting a suspect believed to be behind a brazen, broad-daylight knockout attack in Midwood, in a which a mother was assaulted while she walked with her 7-year-old daughter. The suspect, above, slugged the 33-year-old woman in the back of the head at 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, at East 12th Street and Elm Avenue,…

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Police apprehended four individuals last night believed to be the assailants in a second “knockout game” assault in Midwood, according to Councilman David Greenfield, who is calling on the district attorney to make an example out of the suspects. During the second attack, which happened at approximately 2:00 a.m. last night near 18th Avenue and…

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Sheepshead Bay resident Jeffrey Babbitt was the victim of an alleged hate crime last week when he was assaulted by an enraged man, leaving him brain dead. CBS News reported that the perpetrator of the horrific act attacked two others before surrendering to the police. Babbitt, 62, is a retired train conductor living with his 94-year-old…

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Cops are looking for a couple of criminals who stuck up a livery cab in Midwood on Saturday morning. CBS NY is reporting that one of the suspects threatened the driver with a knife while the other pushed the driver’s head into the steering wheel. The robbery happened around 2 a.m. when a livery cab…

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