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Woman smashed with bat in Two Bridges

A 58-year-old woman was walking in front of 37 Monroe St. in the Two Bridges neighborhood shortly after 2 p.m. on Tues., June 25, when two unidentified young males approached and struck her numerous times with a bat.

The attackers fled on food, heading eastbound on Madison Street.

The victim suffered injuries to her leg and swelling to her head. She was transported by E.M.S. to New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital in stable condition.

A police spokesperson could not immediately state a motive for the assault. There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at or on X at @NYPDTips. All tips are strictly confidential. A tip leading to an arrest and indictment can result in a reward of up to $3,500.


  1. Herman Herman June 30, 2024

    It do seems like a retaliation. The woman was not robbed. She was beaten. I truly believe someone paid those thugs to attack her.🤔

  2. D D June 30, 2024

    Wonder if it is gang related.Maybe retaliation. Looked like the one guy was trying to break her legs with the bat.

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