A Linden, N.J. deli owner was talking Tuesday afternoon about his successful fight against an armed robber with only hot oil as a weapon.
According to police, one suspect held down the victim while the other went into the salon and took several thousand dollars in cash, police said.
According to police, the two suspects entered the El Truco Hair Salon around 6 p.m. last Sunday. One of the men showed a gun and ordered everyone inside the hair salon to the back of the store.
Police on Sunday were asking for help from the public in finding the suspects who robbed a department store in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Police are searching for a pair of brazen robbers who made off with a cash register from a fast-food restaurant in the Bronx.
Joseph Pittman was confronted by police in the parking lot as he was trying to flee. Pittman, 34, allegedly brandished the knife and threatened to hurt himself. The officers used their tasers to restrain Pittman, according to police.
The incidents happened in the Clason Point and Castle Hill sections of the Bronx.
At 8 p.m. on Thursday December 27, a man brandishing a firearm entered the Intervale Superior Deli on Intervale Avenue and demanded money.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
According to police, the gas station employee was in his booth when the suspect approached, displayed a gun and demanded cash. The suspect then shot the victim and took off with an undetermined amount of cash, police said
The suspects are seen in the surveillance video running down the street, where they then got into a silver or grey four-door sedan and took off with an undetermined amount of money, according to police.
Robert Colson, 47, was arrested on Friday at a motel after an anonymous Crimestoppers tip was called in.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).
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.