Police on Friday released a sketch of a suspect who allegedly pretended to be a water employee to get into the home of an 81-year-old Brooklyn man, while two others followed the suspect and stole his safe.
Police say a neighbor reported hearing a commotion coming from the home, could not make contact with anyone inside so then called 911.
The incident took place just before noon Friday at 38th Street near 4th Avenue in Brooklyn.
The targets in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Sunset Park included Our Lady of Angels, The Catholic Brothers Institute Residence and The Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church, police said.
Police were asking for help from the public Tuesday in finding a suspect wanted in the burglary of 11 different Brooklyn churches this fall.
They were allegedly swinging sticks and slinging racial slurs. Three people have been charged with beating a Brooklyn man and police are investigating it as a hate crime.
Brooklyn kicked off its ‘Health and Fitness Week’ on Sunday. Some 37 gyms and fitness studios will show people how to stay in shape at industry city in Sunset Park.
Dueling demonstrations took place Saturday on police policy issues in New York City.
A pregnant woman who is seen on video being pushed to the ground during a confrontation with police officers in Brooklyn said she is worried for her unborn son.
A pregnant woman was taken down to the ground on her belly by police in Sunset Park, Brooklyn this past weekend, and it was all caught on camera.
Nashaly Perez was last seen leaving P.S. 371 located at 355 37th Street at around 1 p.m. Monday.
Police Commissioner William Bratton said Wednesday the officer has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on modified desk duty while the department investigates.
Jason Forgetta allegedly impersonated a police officer before raping and robbing a 26-year-old woman in Sunset Park on Wednesday.
The accident happened at the intersection of 4th Avenue and 40th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
New Yorkers were talking Thursday about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $41 billion plan to preserve or create affordable housing.