Thursday, November 21, 2013
Report: Arrest made in assault on tourist searching for Citi Bike docking station
The NYPD has arrested a Bronx man for a brutal assault against a British tourist in the East Village, according to the Daily Crime Blotter in the Post. (Didn't spot this online. for some reason.)
Christopher Kappel reportedly approached the tourist, who was searching for a Citi Bike docking station using an app on his smartphone, on First Avenue at East 14th Street around 2:30 a.m. Kappel and an accomplice struck the tourist in the face with a concrete slab and took his phone.
The tourist suffered a broken nose, per the Post.