Ramapo Police said three armed men dressed all in black with their faces covered showed up to the back door of 51 Sutin Place, a usually quiet block in Chestnut Ridge, just before 2 a.m.
The first incident happened at around 1 a.m. at a house party in Flatlands. Four people were wounded in that shooting. About an hour and a half later and just a few blocks away, police say a man tried to hold up a livery cab stopped at a traffic light.
The suspects diplay a black revolver and order their victims to the ground before robbing the establishments, police said. Authorities have released surveillance video from one of the incidents.
Police said that the officers spotted a 21-year-old man running away from the scene. As they chased him, he turned and shot at them. They returned fire and hit him in the right leg.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of committing a series of armed robberies in Greenpoint.
The suspects struck twice on April 21 in Jamaica, Queens, police said.
In all three instances, spanning from March 26 to April 4, two men went into stores armed with guns and demanded money, police said. The victims complied every time, and the men left each scene with an unspecified amount of cash, authorities confirmed.
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Police say the suspect approached his victim, gun in hand, and demanded the victim’s wallet and cell phone before fleeing on foot into the Queensbridge Housing Development.
Authorities said that the incident occurred at 1705 Andrews Avenue in the Morris Heights section
The suspect walked up to the register at the store on McGuinness Boulevard shortly after midnight Sunday and demanded cash from a worker at gunpoint, police said.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who they say has robbed at least four businesses in Queens at gunpoint.
Police are looking for a pair of suspects who they say falsely claimed they were checking for bedbugs at a Manhattan apartment and robbed the place at gunpoint on May 24.