One of the four men who brutally attacked a woman outside of a liquor store in Harlem, New York, has been arrested.
Tyrone Cooper, 22, was arrested in Brooklyn on Sunday during an unrelated domestic incident, according to NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison.
A crowd of people gather at a Harlem liquor store where a woman was brutally attacked, when she declined a man’s offer to pay for her wine (SWIPE) (🎥:@taqeebond @cbsnewyork) pic.twitter.com/KPQaEYt8EV
— TheShadeRoom (@TheShadeRoom) January 24, 2021
“This evening, Tyrone Cooper was apprehended by @NYPD67Pct patrol officers in Brooklyn after responding to a domestic violence radio run. He was also wanted for the brutal assault on a 31-year-old female that occurred on January 18th outside a Harlem liquor store,” he tweeted.
The #NYPD and local residents will continue to work together to apprehend the remaining perpetrators.
Anyone with information pertaining to this crime is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at
1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or DM @NYPDTips
— Chief Kenneth Corey (@NYPDChiefOfDept) February 1, 2021
He added that they are still working hard to locate and arrest the remaining perpetrators.
It was initially thought that just three men were involved in the attack. As police investigated further, four men and two women were caught on camera attacking the 31-year-old victim refused the advances of two of the men. The attack was caught on surveillance camera. One of the men even bit the victim’s face so hard she had to have stitches.
“Words cannot express my extreme gratitude for everyone who assisted in helping apprehend this individual. Whether it was reposting, sharing etc…doing your own investigations. I am extremely grateful!” the victim wrote on social media following the arrest.
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