Mugging

Police say Gwendolyn Reyes, 21, was beat up and robbed for her cell phone in Brooklyn. (Credit: Reyes Family)

Police: 3 Men Caught On Video Attacking Woman In Brooklyn

The incident took place at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 2 on Franklin Avenue near Prospect Place in Crown Heights.

10/20/2014

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a mugging in a Queens park. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Grabbed Woman Jogging In Forest Park, Queens

A 28-year-old woman was jogging in Forest Park around 6 p.m. Tuesday when the suspect grabbed her from behind as she ran past him, police said.

09/18/2014

Seton Hall University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Campus On Alert After Students Are Mugged In Quiet Neighborhood Near Seton Hall

The off-campus attacks of Seton Hall students in South Orange had the university issuing an alert on Tuesday.

08/26/2014

Police say this man mugged and shot a man in Inwood on May 27, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Mugger Robs Man In Inwood, Demands More Money And Shoots Him In The Leg

The suspect followed the victim and his girlfriend after they used an ATM, sources told CBS 2.

05/28/2014

Sassony Bryant, charged with attempted robbery and assault. (NYPD)

Port Authority Mugging Victim: Witnesses Took Pictures, Didn’t Call For Help

At around 5:45 a.m. Monday, police said 31-year-old Sassony Bryant approached Jose Robles, 52, from behind and punched him while he attempted to hail a cab.

04/02/2014

Sassony Bryant, charged with attempted robbery and assault. (NYPD)

Police: Man Mugged Outside Port Authority Bus Terminal While Hailing Taxi

At around 5:45 a.m. Monday, the suspect approached a 52-year-old man from behind who was attempting to hail a cab outside 625 8th Ave. He then punched the man who fell to the ground, according to police.

04/01/2014

Police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a pair of muggings in Queens. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspects Wanted In Connection With Pair Of Queens Muggings

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a pair of robberies in Queens.

11/23/2013

A woman is dragged down the street by a mugger in front of her Sunset Park, Brooklyn home. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Hunt Mugger Who Dragged Woman During Brazen Pocketbook Theft

The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn on Tuesday night.

10/24/2013

Fort Tryon Park (CBS 2)

Woman Fights Off Would Be Mugger At Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

The search is on for a man who attacked a woman at a popular park in Upper Manhattan.

09/27/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Cops Investigating Series Of Violent Robberies Near Columbia Campus

Police were investigating a series of violent robberies that took place near the Columbia University Campus in Morningside Heights.

09/14/2013

Police are looking for a suspect they say is wanted in a string of violent muggings on subway trains. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Subway Thug Has Attacked Straphangers 4 Times In Last Few Days

In each case, he approaches a male straphanger and asks for the time, police said. That’s when he assaults his victim and robs him, police said.

08/01/2013

Ricardo Velez (CBS 2)

Arrest Made In Violent Robbery Of Elderly Chelsea Man

Francisco Flores, 40, is accused of following Ricardo Velez, 92, into his Chelsea home, assaulting him, and running off with his bible and other possessions.

06/15/2013

Police say that this man has been robbing school kids at knife point and demanding a dollar (Credit NYPD)

Cops On The Lookout For Brooklyn Mugger Targeting School Kids

On Wednesday morning he attempted to rob two boys and was successful in robbing a third. Later that afternoon he relieved another boy of his wallet in the vicinity of Smith and President streets, police said.

05/23/2013

Alhafeez Williams is accused of robbing former Newark Mayor Sharpe James. (credit: Newark Police)

Suspect Arrested In Mugging Of Former Newark Mayor

Police said Sharpe James was approached from behind by Alhafeez Williams Thursday, put in a choke hold and robbed of a gold chain.

04/12/2013

This image shows the suspect in a mugging at the Times Square subway station on March 25, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

VIDEO: NYPD Hunts Man Who Sucker Punched, Robbed Passenger At Times Square Subway Station

The incident took place took place just after midnight Monday morning, and was caught on tape.

03/25/2013

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