Man Fights Off Muggers
an 18-year-old man walking to his guitar lesson escaped two muggers while walking near west 85th street and broadway. police said that on oct. 15 at 4:45 p.m., a teenager asked the victim if he knew the area well. he replied "somewhat." then, a second teen crossed the street and told the victim, "don't make no noise, don't scream. just give us your iphone, money." when the victim refused, the two muggers pushed him against the wall and held his wrists. the man broke free and ran into a nearby store. when the police arrived, the two muggers were gone.
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