The case, which resembled a leather-bound version of the King James Bible and had the words “contains both the old & new testaments” printed on its cover, instead held a pistol, magazine and 10 bullets.
Police said two witnesses went to the 83rd Precinct in Bushwick around 3 a.m. and alerted police of three men menacing people with a firearm.
The victim gave the suspects his smart phone and $100, police said.
Authorities said the man walked into The Advent Lutheran Church on Broadway around 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 23 and displayed a black firearm.
An employee of the Federal Aviation Administration was arrested at LaGuardia Airport this week after he flew from Atlanta to New York with a gun in a carry-on, authorities told CBS News Friday.
Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated a gun Wednesday from a 94-year-old man set to board a plane at LaGuardia Airport.
Sources To CBS2: 2 NYPD Officers Indicted After Video Showing Cops Punching, Hitting Suspect With Gun
Sources told CBS2 that two NYPD officers were indicted Tuesday, after they were allegedly seen hitting a teen with their fists and a gun during an arrest in Brooklyn.
Police this week arrested a suspect in Harlem, who was allegedly caught with a gun when officers approached him for smoking a cigarette inside the lobby of a building.
A veteran lifeguard stepped into action this week, after a 10-year-old girl found a loaded gun buried in the sand in the water at the beach at Coney Island.
A 10-year-old girl found a loaded handgun on the beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn Monday evening, police said.
An officer fired a shot at a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers in East New York, Brooklyn early Sunday, police said.
The suspect has been picking up victims in a livery cab, identifying himself as a police officer while producing a shield, and removing his victim’s property while brandishing a firearm, according to authorities.
A Wisconsin woman was arrested Sunday, after she allegedly tried to get into the 9/11 Memorial with a gun.
A 62-year-old woman told police that she was walking past a suspect who was sitting on a bench. As she walked past him the man grabbed her bag, threatened her with a firearm, stole her wallet and fled the scene.
As they rushed to the scene the officers observed the suspect with a gun in his hand, police said. An officer exited his vehicle to approach the suspect and the suspect pointed the weapon in his direction, according to police.