New York Police Department
Lt. John Cocchi, head of the Midtown North Precinct’s Special Operations division, has sent letters to 30 bars and nightclubs in Midtown and Hell’s Kitchen asking them not to sponsor this year’s SantaCon, a day-long bar crawl of revelers dressed as St. Nicholas.
A man robbed five people this week after claiming to have a gun with a silencer, police said.
Police sources confirmed that the male prisoner went missing around 8 p.m. from the central booking section of the courthouse complex at 100 Centre St.
The suspect has struck five times since Oct. 14, police say. He tosses the rocks from adjoining roofs to gain entry and then removes property.
A man in his 40s has been approaching girls and groping or pinching their backsides, police said.
Around midnight on Nov. 10, a 20-year-old woman was walking near Madison Street and Patchen Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant when the suspect approached her from behind and dragged her into Reinaldo Salgado Park, police said.
The suspects entered the store around 2:20 a.m., pointed a gun at the cashier and then removed an unspecified amount of money from the cash register and cigarettes before fleeing on foot.
Around 8 a.m., the suspects forced their way into 1770 Andrews Avenue in Morris Heights, displayed a gun and removed personal property before fleeing in a vehicle.
When they arrived to East 79th Street and Farragut Road in Canarsie, the suspect placed an unknown object to the driver’s throat and forced him to hand over his wallet and leave the car.
Police have released photos of four people wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting death of a Bronx man Sunday morning.
Sources told CBS 2 that a 28-year-old woman was seen walking with a man into the park. She claims he asked her for directions, took her into the park and assaulted her.
A 26-year-old woman was walking on Pulaski Street near Tompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant just after 9 p.m. on Nov. 5 when two people approached her from behind and flashed a gun.
Corey Dunton is charged as an adult with two counts of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with Saturday night’s shooting.
Police spent much of the day continuing to question Corey Dunton of the Bronx, one day after his arrest.
A 16-year-old boy was charged Sunday night, the night after a shooting at the Bryant Park ice skating rink that left two people wounded and the ice splattered with blood.