East Tremont Avenue
A 12-year-old girl who was raped last week in the Bronx was changing buses on her way back from school when the suspect forced her way, police said Monday.
The NYPD needs the public’s help in identifying and locating a man wanted for the rape of a 12-year-old girl in the Bronx.
Tragedy struck a Bronx family this weekend, when a mother of twin toddlers was hit and killed while crossing an intersection.
Monday marks a somber anniversary of two of the deadliest and most devastating fires in New York City history, which happened 79 years apart.
The suspect took a picture of himself exhaling smoke on the victim’s cellphone. The woman had her phone set to automatically post pictures to her Facebook page.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Those who live on the block said the 5-point intersection of East Tremont Avenue, Silver and Overing Streets, has long been a problem.
Police say 12-year-old Yafreizi Cruz was last seen just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Raymond’s Elementary School on East Tremont Avenue.
A child was one of the victims badly burned in an early morning fire that also left seven other people injured in the Bronx.