Police on Long Island say two men called a taxi and had the driver wait while they tried to rob a store.
A Queens jury was hearing testimony in the bizarre case of a man charged in what can be described as the most elaborate frame-up prosecutors have ever seen.
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.
The boy allegedly walked up to a 27-year-old man on Hoffman Avenue Sunday, pulled out a pistol and said “Give it up.”
Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a robbery at a CVS pharmacy on Manhattan’s East Side on Friday.
Nassua County police are searching for two men involved in a robbery on Friday night.
Police are still on the lookout for a man who they say robbed a Super 8 Motel in Queens back in March.
On April 12, police said four men entered an apartment in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx at noon and tied up the two 26-year-old occupants.
Staff and students at Seton Hall were on high alert after the armed robbery of two students. It’s just the latest crime committed in a community surrounding the prestigious university.
Authorities said that in each of the March incidents, the suspect approaches victims, “simulates a firearm” and takes money and property before fleeing the scene.
Police are seeking suspects in a series of bodega robberies in the Highbridge and East Concourse sections of the Bronx.