The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who is wanted in connection with a number of robberies in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx.
All three incidents happened on July 15 between 2 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., police said. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).
Police say the duo is suspected of snatching a purse and a necklace in separate incidents.
The suspects walk up to victims on the street, grab them, say they have a gun or knife and demand money, police said. One of the victims was 12-years-old.
The crime numbers coming out of New Rochelle are a bit eye popping. There has been a 279 percent increase for aggravated assault, but officials say the new statistics need some context.
Officials say the suspect always wears a hooded sweatshirt and a multi-colored bandana over the lower half of his face.
Police say that criminals targeting the elderly have struck twice over the last week.
There will be a new set of eyes and ears on the subway. Dozens of undercovers will be disguising themselves as normal subway riders in order to catch the thieves who’ve been snatching people’s electronics, including iPods and iPads.
Police arrested two people in connection with the latest string of purse snatchings in Nassau County.
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying three men suspected of committing three late night robberies.
Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey credits better police intelligence for some of the success.
Police are warning women in Jamaica, Queens to be on high alert for a group of robbers they say are targeting older women getting in and out of their cars.
Shootings. Carjackings. Robberies. Crime in Newark is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reports.
Police said he approaches the victims in building lobbies, claiming to have a knife, then demands cash and jewelry.
Some are calling him “the fearless mugger.” He’s striking in daylight hours and targeting women on the well-to-do Upper East Side.