According to authorities, the three men approached the 47-year-old victim on Southern Boulevard, assaulted him and stole his cell phone.
Since mid-November, the NYPD reports 39 fire escape break-ins in the heart of the Queens community – from 33rd to 47th streets and 30th to 31st Avenue.
Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.
The NYPD has released a sketch of a man wanted for striking a police officer with an all-terrain vehicle in Brooklyn.
In each case, police said the suspect walks into grocery stores, newsstands or other shops, pulls out a gun, ties up the employees and then takes off with cash, cigarettes, phone cards or lottery tickets.
The tablets will make their way into the field over the next three months and will give officers access to a wide array of information.
A man who was once the only black member of the NYPD’s elite scuba diving unit says he endured years of racial bias.
Police have asked the public for help in tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with two larcenies that took place in Greenwich Village and Midtown.
Including the final phase of Operation Crew Cut, a total of 50 members or leaders of four violent gangs have been charged with murder, assault, narcotics possession and on gun-related crimes, according to authorities.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred in the Lower East Side.
One officer open fire on the suspect, striking him in the leg, police said.
Police told 1010 WINS the two officers were responding to a call at 207 East 74th St. in Manhattan around 2:20 p.m. Saturday when they were met by a mother and father holding their unresponsive 15-month-old girl.
According to authorities, the suspect was armed with a gun when he walked into the drug store located at 1302 Second Ave. around 10:20 a.m.
Early-morning joggers have been advised to beware that exercising in Central Park before 6 a.m. could result in a run-in with the law.
The New York Police Department has issued changes to how its officers deal with fare beaters following an internal review and a controversial arrest made in the Bronx last week.