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Fisticuffs Lead to Handcuffs

If you wish to avoid arrest you would be well advised not to answer a police officer’s questions with violence. At 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, a police officer was trying to interview a 23-year-old man, later identified as Carlos Cisne, regarding criminal mischief and harassment at 426 West Broadway when Cisne punched the cop in the head. The officer was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital for treatment. Cisne was arrested for assault on a peace officer.

Cresskill Buzzkill

A New Jersey man may choose to take mass transit the next time he visits Manhattan. At 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, a 51-year-old man from Cresskill, N.J., parked his 2013 Cadillac in front of 122 Fulton St. When he returned at midnight, his ride, valued at $20,000, was missing. A license plate reader later captured the car heading inbound on the Brooklyn Bridge.

King Zing

It’s pretty hard to make deliveries after someone steals your delivery bike. At 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, a 19-year-old man locked up his bike in front of 24 King St. before entering the building to make a delivery. His red electric bike, valued at $1,950, was missing when he returned to fetch it.

Looted Laptop

If your home is your castle, you may need a dragon to guard it. Sometime between 7 a.m. on Feb. 8 and 8 a.m. on Feb. 10, property was removed from inside an apartment at 291 Broadway. The apartment door was found unlocked after the burglary. The items stolen were an HP laptop valued at $469, and $1,400 in cash, making a total haul of $1,869.

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