Browsing: 60th precinct

Police & Fire burglary
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Cops say a woman in her 20s posed as a utility representative to rob a 79-year-old man in his own home. The woman knocked on the man’s door at approximately 3pm on January 8, in a building near Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue. When the victim answered, she identified herself in connection with a…

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An attempted carjacking on East 6th Street near Avenue Z was stopped in its tracks when the suspect was scared off by a passenger’s screaming. Cops say a 59-year-old woman was parking her car at the intersection just after 3pm on Thursday, January 1, when a man jumped into the back seat. The man demanded the…

News & Features
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A hearty congratulations is in order. After attending a rigorous Twitter training seminar in September (following a series of missteps), the NYPD is finally ready to join the social media stage. On December 2, the 61st, 62nd, 63rd, and 68th Precincts all tweeted their first tweets! Though the Twitter accounts have been open since the summer, it seems they are finally…

Police & Fire
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A man was found fatally shot in the head Saturday morning in a Coney Island building with a history of recent tragedies. Police responded to a 911 call at 8:45am of a person shot inside 2007 Surf Avenue, where they found a 43-year-old man collapsed in the 13th floor hallway. The man had a gunshot…

Police & Fire
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Gunshots rang out on Mermaid Avenue yesterday afternoon, when Coney Island resident Ronnell Bradley, 21, was gunned down outside of a bodega as children played nearby. Cops were called to the scene just after 4:00 p.m. for a person shot outside of 2327 Mermaid Avenue. They arrived to find Bradley with several gunshot wounds to…

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Cops were called to 2940 West 21st Street last night, where they found 22-year-old Victor Rosado shot dead. Rosado lived around the corner from where police found him crumpled on the sidewalk just after 11:30 p.m., at 2007 Surf Avenue. He was taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. According to News 12,…

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