Police said they have stepped up patrols in Central Park because of the spike in crime, but urge residents to remain vigilant.
Exclusive CBS2 video Friday night showed a man who police said has been on a robbery spree on Staten Island.
A suspect was arrested this week in an attack on a man in broad daylight in the Two Bridges section of Lower Manhattan.
Police on Tuesday were searching for two assailants who robbed a man and pushed him to the ground on in broad daylight in the Two Bridges area this past weekend.
The suspects stole $4,300 in cash from the man’s bedroom, police said.
Police said the men made off with about $200 in cash.
Police are looking for three men who they said robbed a woman and her young daughter at gunpoint inside their home in the Bronx.
Investigators said 21-year-old Samuel Thornton attacked the off-duty cop in the parking garage of her building in the Wakefield section early Wednesday morning.
Authorities said the pair walked into the store located at 187-12 Horace Harding Expressway at around 10:25 a.m. last Friday and displayed a silver firearm.
Police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect who they said robbed an off-duty police officer of her gun after assaulting her in the Bronx.
The cameras at the 7-Eleven captured sanitation worker Curtis Jackson stopping a would-be robber from holding up the store while he was on the job last week.
Police late Tuesday were searching for a suspect in a home invasion and robbery this past spring in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Detectives said around 11 p.m. Wednesday Benson pulled out a gun and stole money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, then shot Wrobel in the leg before running from the scene.
As the first suspect drove, authorities said the men ordered the victim to contact her bank.
Police are trying to identify three suspects who they said attacked and robbed a man on Coney Island.