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Police investigate a string of armed robberies in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 4 Men Sought In Early-Morning Armed Robberies In Newark

The search is on for four men in a series of early-morning armed robberies in Newark, police said.

06/22/2015

A suspect in eight home invasion robberies in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Burglars Have Taken To Robbing Victims Violently In Homes In City, Suburbs, Experts Warn

Authorities say there is a new reason to set your security alarm – no matter where you live.

05/18/2015

Two men wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies spanning the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Seeks Suspects In Connection With String Of Armed Robberies Across NYC

So far, the men have been linked to eight different armed robberies spanning Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan since April 4.

05/02/2015

Surveillance video shows a knife-wielding man robbing Evan's Corner Store in Valley Stream, N.Y. (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Police Search For Armed Suspect In Long Island Candy Store Robbery

In a struggle caught on surveillance video, the robber brandishes a large butcher knife and yanks out the cash register drawer while Patel calls 911.

02/25/2015

A man wanted in connection with 10 armed robberies in Nassau County. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Investigate Spree Of Nassau County Gas Station, Convenience Store Robberies

There have been 13 robberies at gas stations and a convenience store since December. At least three of the businesses may have been struck twice.

02/10/2015

Richard Rogers, 16, is wanted by the NYPD in connection with seven robberies in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In Robbery Spree In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Police identified a suspect Monday in a string of robberies – some of them at gunpoint – in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

01/19/2015

Lakewood, New Jersey high school football player Devin Delanie, and three teammates, have been charged in a string of armed robberies. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lakewood, N.J. High School Football Players Accused In String Of Armed Robberies

A group of high school football players has been linked to a rash of armed robberies, targeting businesses in the Lakewood, New Jersey area.

10/06/2014

Surveillance video of an armed robbery at the Irish Mini Mart, at 821 McLean Ave. in Yonkers, on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: Yonkers Police)

Police: Armed Robbers Struck 2 Yonkers Stores In 15 Minutes

Yonkers police on Thursday were investigating two gunpoint robberies that occurred within a period of 15 minutes earlier this week, which police said were related.

08/07/2014

Police are looking for these suspects in connection with the robbery of a Brooklyn liquor store Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Brooklyn Liquor Store Robbers Stole $1,500, Lottery Tickets

Police are searching for four suspects who they say robbed a liquor store last month in Brooklyn.

11/26/2013

Police are searching for this man in connection with five armed robberies. (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Armed Robber Has Struck 5 Times This Week

A man robbed five people this week after claiming to have a gun with a silencer, police said.

11/20/2013

This man is wanted for a series of armed robberies across Suffolk County. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Sought For Holding Up Several Suffolk County Gas Stations

In each incident, the suspect entered the targeted location and pretended to buy something. When the employee opened the cash register, police said the suspect pulled out a black handgun and demanded cash before taking off, police said.

11/05/2013

From top left: Mario Rodriguez-Chincilla, Wilmer Velasquez-Cruz, Carlos Velasquez, Edwin Acosta-Martinez and Jonathan Portillo (credit: Handout)

Gang Of 5 Indicted In String Of Violent Suffolk County Armed Robberies

They allegedly wore masks and brandished handguns and knives. On Monday, charges were levied in a string of violent armed robberies on Long Island. Homeowners and store owners said there is relief now that five people have been put behind bars.

03/12/2012

Sketch of one of the suspects wanted in the armed robberies (Photo/DCPI)

Police: Queens Suspects Pushed Elderly Women, Took ATM Cards

Many in Jamaica Estates were stunned by the brazen string of crimes in which the female victims — in their 50’s and 60’s — were pushed into cars, and in one case into a trunk.

01/18/2011

Bronx armed robbery suspect

Bronx Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

The string of robberies has taken place all on East 170 Street, where the suspect has robbed four commercial establishments in three months, according to police.

10/23/2010