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Police & Fire 2048-15 60 pct Pattern 162 7-3-15
1 Police have released new video footage of a man they say has been swiping gold chains from elderly men in Coney Island — often while riding his bike. The film appears to show the suspect as he creeped up behind a male victim on foot and removed jewelry from his neck. The victim chased the suspect down the street,…

Police & Fire 2048-15 60 pct Pattern 162 7-3-15

Watch out for this biker who police say is riding around Coney Island snatching people’s jewelry. He appears to be targeting elderly men wearing gold chains. The first reported incident occurred on July 3, at 1:05pm, when the suspect removed a gold chain from a 75-year-old male victim on West 29th Street, cops said. On…

News Photo from surveillance video provided by the NYPD.
9 Police say they are searching for a purse-snatching thief who robbed an elderly woman on Avenue O on Wednesday, August 5. The NYPD says the victim, a 78-year-old woman, was standing on the northwest corner of Avenue O and East 13th Street at 8:30am when the suspect approached her. He allegedly grabbed her purse,…

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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

Arts & Music Sherlock

Gravesend residents may catch glimpses of Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu next week. The fourth season of CBS’ crime show Elementary will be filming on Shell Road along the F train on Monday, August 17, according to signs. Elementary is a modern-day adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes series set in New…

Police & Fire An emergency worker heading to a nearby ambulance. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)
6 Firefighters and emergency responders swarmed the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Avenue X Monday evening after a fire broke out in a two-story medical center. The fire started just after 5pm in the basement of the Fair Gardens Medical Plaza at 2818 Ocean Avenue, according the FDNY. The department said no one was injured. The video…

Police & Fire 61st precinct baby

Sgt Potoma & PO’s Farrah & Redmond rescued a 2yr old baby from a locked car. Treated by @FDNY EMS -Baby is fine! — NYPD 61st Precinct (@NYPD61Pct) August 7, 2015 Officers from the 61st Precinct smashed open a car window on Sunday, August 2, to rescue a two-year-old child trapped inside after the…

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