In Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck, there were 41 burglaries in November, up from 17 last year. And there were 10 more just last week.
Rosa Rios, 78, said the suspect who mugged her repeatedly told her “give me the money, give me the money.”
Police say the pair struck at all times of the day in prominently high traffic areas, including Chelsea, Midtown and the West Village.
Police are asking the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted for at least four robberies in Manhattan.
Police are seeking suspects in a series of bodega robberies in the Highbridge and East Concourse sections of the Bronx.
Some brazen crimes have left frayed nerves among residents in an upscale New Jersey community, with police advising residents to lock their doors.
The men, sometimes armed with a gun, demand cash and cigarettes, and they made their get-away in a green or grey Ford Windstar.
The hunt is on in New Jersey for the suspects behind a rash of burglaries targeting homes in the last few weeks, and police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the thieves.