The victim, a 25-year-old man, was approached by the suspects, who told him they liked and wanted his jacket, police said.
Police have arrested a suspect who they say punched and knocked a woman to the ground during an attempted robbery at the 9th Street PATH Station in October.
Police said there may be surveillance video of some of the attacks. They are asking local residents to be on the look out for a trio of young men wearing dark clothing and armed with knives, guns and wooden clubs.
Police on Long Island say two men called a taxi and had the driver wait while they tried to rob a store.
A would-be robbery victim avoided serious injury Monday night after a bullet deflected off a cigarette lighter in his pocket, Nassau County police said.
The NYPD says they are looking for 43-year-old Alberto Lebron of the Bronx.
Authorities said two men tried to rob Arrow Wine & Liquor in Mill Basin around 1:30 p.m. when police in the area were alerted to what was happening and essentially foiled the robbery.
A Jersey City man charged in the shooting death of a U.S. Marine during a carjacking this week has turned himself in to authorities.
Police say the suspect in a number robberies and attempted robberies in Manhattan is continuing his poorly-disguised pattern.
Authorities said the suspect enters stores while covering his face with one hand and placing the other hand under his shirt to simulate a gun.
A source familiar with the investigation told CBS 2 the victim was an attendant who worked at the site.
A fake UPS deliveryman is causing some real fear in upper Manhattan.