The incident occurred just before 3 p.m. Tuesday at the corner of Bay and Ocean avenues in Midwood. The suspect came up behind the victim, grabbed his arm and took a wallet from his back pocket, police said.
Police Wednesday night were seeking help from the public in finding a suspect who robbed a livery cab driver in East Harlem this past weekend.
Police are looking for three suspects who they say beat and robbed a 25-year-old woman in the Bronx.
Police continued to search Thursday for a suspect who followed a 74-year-old woman into her garage, and robbed her of an expensive diamond engagement ring, in Woodmere, Long Island.
Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find two suspects who assaulted and robbed man in the South Bronx.
Nassau County police were searching Wednesday night for a suspect who accosted and robbed a 74-year-old woman in broad daylight in Woodmere.
Police Tuesday evening were searching for a suspect who held up a woman at knifepoint on a side street in the East Village.
Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man has been charged in a recent string of armed robberies at hotels in the state.
Larry Johnson of Mt. Vernon, New York, is being held on a $350,000 court appearance bond for the Stamford robbery.
Police said the boy was walking home when he was stopped by the four teens.
Police were searching Tuesday for three men who allegedly held up a day spa on Staten Island and threatened an employee with a hammer.
Social media helped two teenagers connect with a few muggers on Long Island, police said.
Police on Friday were searching for a robber who put a 69-year-old woman into a chokehold as she was walking through her house in Woodmere, Long Island.
Police are searching for a man who they said robbed three women, including a mother pushing her baby in a stroller, in a two-hour span in the Bronx last Friday.
Daniel Ratliff, 36, of Bay Shore is accused of pretending to be a florist deliveryman to rob a 34-year-old man at an apartment in Great Neck on June 10, authorities said.