Top Story #1: So-called 'knockout' game violence plagues Brooklyn

News 12 Brooklyn has been counting down the top stories in the borough for 2013 as voted by our viewers, and coming in at No.

The trend allegedly involves trying to punch unsuspecting

The trend allegedly involves trying to punch unsuspecting victims with the goal being to knock them out. (December 31, 2013 9:09 AM)

News 12 Brooklyn has been counting down the top stories in the borough for 2013 as voted by our viewers, and coming in at No. 1 is a violent spree of so-called "knockout" game assaults. The disturbing trend of attacks made headlines in recent weeks as "knockout" players allegedly try to punch unsuspecting victims with the goal being to knock them unconscious. The assaults have...

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