Machete-wielding maniac chased two kids outside NYC high school: NYPD
A terrifying incident occurred outside of Curtis High School in Staten Island late last month, as a machete-wielding man chased two 16-year-olds in what police are calling an “unprovoked attack.” According to authorities, the attacker pulled out a machete and pursued the girl and boy around 8 a.m. on May 30, outside of the school located at 105 Hamilton Avenue. Thankfully, no injuries were reported.
The NYPD has released video footage showing the attacker, described as a male with a dark complexion who was last seen wearing a multi-colored jacket, dark pants and a black face mask. Police are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward and call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online at the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
This violent episode has undoubtedly raised questions and concerns among parents, students, and residents of the Staten Island community. To help provide some clarity and reassurance, here are some frequently asked questions and answers related to the incident:
Q: What exactly happened outside of Curtis High School?
A: On May 30, a man with a machete chased two 16-year-olds in an unprovoked attack outside of the school. The incident occurred around 8 a.m., but thankfully no injuries were reported.
Q: Has the attacker been caught yet?
A: As of now, the attacker has not been caught. Police are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward and call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline or submit tips online.
Q: What measures is the school taking to ensure student safety?
A: The school has not released any statements regarding specific safety measures. However, it is likely that the school has increased security measures in light of the incident. Parents and students can contact the school for more information about their safety protocols.
Q: What can residents of the Staten Island community do to help prevent future incidents like this?
A: Residents can be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities. It’s also important to stay informed and aware of safety resources in the community. The NYPD and local officials may offer safety workshops or resources to help educate residents on protecting themselves and others.
NYPD reports a machete-wielding individual pursued two children outside a high school in New York City.
Police are on the hunt for a man who attacked two 16-year-olds with a machete in an “unprovoked attack” outside Curtis High School in Staten Island on May 30. The attacker, who was caught on video, is seen chasing the girl and boy with the weapon before fleeing the scene. Neither victim was injured in the attack. The male suspect has been described as having a dark complexion and was last seen wearing a multi-colored jacket, dark pants, and a black face mask. The public is being urged to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline with any information. Callers can remain anonymous and can access the hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, at 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted via Twitter @NYPDTips or through the Crime Stoppers website https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/.