Police on Wednesday were searching for two men who burglarized a Laundromat in the Bronx, and went so far as to set a fire to distract a worker.
Police on Tuesday evening were asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for allegedly raping a woman in the Laundromat where she worked in the Bronx.
Police were asking for help from the public Sunday in finding a suspect who robbed a Laundromat in Washington Heights last month.
The suspect, who is believed to be in his 20s, has struck once each of the last three days, police said.
Two weeks ago, 1-year-old Saimer David was being cared for by a baby sitter at a Laundromat when her friend put the child in a washer.
The child was tossed around for about a minute until a quick-thinking laundromat worker cut the power, allowing the door to the machine to open.
Around 1 a.m. Thursday, crews were called to McLean Avenue in where they found fire pouring out a back door and rear window of a laundromat.
Investigators say the fire started inside a ground-floor laundromat and quickly spread to the apartments above and nearby building.
Local artist Hector Canonge decided to teach free English classes at the Magic Touch Laundromat twice a week for a month.
A source familiar with the investigation told CBS 2 the victim was an attendant who worked at the site.
Authorities said the suspects entered laundromats and other establishments in Mott Haven and Longwood, where they threatened and restrained store clerks while taking money from cash registers.
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