Attempted Robbery

A photo of the Good Samaritan who disrupted a robbery attempt in Dover, N.J., on Oct. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Breaks Up New Jersey Robbery Attempt

DOVER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Morris County are looking for a would-be robber who injured a store clerk and then was scared off by a Good Samaritan. As CBS 2’s Lou Young reported, a […]

10/30/2013

Harlem Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Suspect Who Allegedly Tried To Rob Man In Harlem Building

Police Wednesday night were asking the public to help them find a suspect who tried to rob a 64-year-old man the lobby of a building in Harlem.

09/25/2013

Image of a suspect who police say is wanted for attacking a man with a brick during an attempted robbery in Manhattan. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Wanted In Manhattan Brick Attack

Police said the suspect came up behind a 37-year-old man as he was walking down the street and then bashed him in the head with a brick.

09/25/2013

Police are searching for Reginal Davis, 31, in connection with a Sept. 10 attempted robbery in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Man Sought In Connection With Attempted Robbery In The Bronx

A 32-year-old woman was entering her apartment building in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx around 6 a.m. Tuesday when the suspect followed her inside.

09/15/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

2 Robbery Suspects Shot, Wounded By Correction Officer In Newark

An Essex County, N.J., correction officer shot and wounded two teens who allegedly tried to rob him in Newark early Monday, authorities said.

07/29/2013

Brooklyn Attempted Rape And Robbery Suspect

Search On For Suspect Who Allegedly Tried To Rob, Rape Woman In Brooklyn

Police on Saturday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a suspect in an attempted rape and robbery in Brooklyn.

07/27/2013

Queens Subway Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Teenage Girls Who Tried To Rob Woman At Queens Subway Station

Police on Sunday were seeking help from the public in finding two teenage girls who tried to rob a woman at the Jamaica Center subway station in Queens.

06/09/2013

Surveillance image of suspects wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of a 38-year-old woman in Central Park (credit: NYPD)

Police: Kids Tried To Rob Woman In Central Park

The incident happened around 8 p.m. Monday near Fifth Avenue and East 107th Street in Central Park.

04/24/2013

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MUST SEE: Dunkin’ Donuts Worker Stops Robbery By Splashing Suspect With Hot Coffee

Authorities said the suspect pulled up to the drive-through window at a Dunkin’ Donuts in West Haven Saturday night, took out a $100 bill and asked for change.

03/05/2013

Three masked men allegedly broke into the Lord & Taylor at Ridge Hill and smashed jewelry cases before fleeing empty-handed (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Police: Attempted Robbers Smashed Yonkers Department Store Jewelry Cases, Left Empty-Handed

Police are searching for three masked men, one of whom may have been armed with a long gun, who made their way through a back entrance of the Lord & Taylor at Ridge Hill around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

02/13/2013

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VIDEO: Victim Beaten With Nunchucks After Resisting Attempted Robbery

The victim, a 25-year-old man, was approached by the suspects, who told him they liked and wanted his jacket, police said.

01/31/2013

PATH train (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Arrest Made In Violent PATH Station Robbery

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.

12/20/2012

Freeport police vehicle (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 3 Men Attacked In Frightening 1-Hour Free-For-All In Freeport

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.

09/18/2012

FILE - A taxi sign is seen in New York City (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Suspected Robbers Attempted To Use Taxi As Get-Away Vehicle

Police on Long Island say two men called a taxi and had the driver wait while they tried to rob a store.

12/11/2011

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Cops: Hempstead Robbery Victim’s Lighter Deflects Bullet

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.

11/01/2011

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