Browsing: robberies

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While the looting situation has not been that bad in Sheepshead Bay compared to other hard hit neighborhoods, we haven’t been spared completely. Greenlawn Bungalow Colony resident Bruce Z. wrote to us, “There has been looting here every night. I put this in front of my bungalow.” I sure do hope it helps. And I…

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Police officers from the 60th Precinct are asking the public for help finding the above pictured man, sought as a suspect in an assault and robbery in Coney Island on Monday afternoon. According to police, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the man, described as a black male, 17 years old, approximately 5′ 5″ and 130 lbs,…

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A feisty 74-year-old Gravesend man, Joseph Mizrahi, held his own when attempting to protect his Lower East Side clothing shop from a brutal thug. Mizrahi’s Delancy Street-based store, Richies, was the target of the mugger, described as tall and about 25 years in age in a New York Post report. Mizrahi collected his weekly earnings…

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The individual pictured above is wanted in relation to a bank robbery on Avenue U. The robbery took place on September 18 at approximately 8:30 a.m. The suspect as described as a male in his 20s. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers. All callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous.…

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The NYPD released photos of two men accused of robbing a straphanger of an iPhone on Monday, July 9. The incident occurred on a northbound Q train at the Kings Highway train station. If you have information about the men in the photos, call 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit tips at www.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS. Thanks to Thomas C. for…

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Tipster Mariya Y. sent us a note about a recent rash of car break-ins in the neighborhood. Her Nissan Sentra, a neighbor’s Nissan Maxima and another neighbor’s Nissan Rouge were all broken into over the weekend. They were parked under the B/Q line at Ave S and East 15th Street and around the corner on…

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Things only ever get weirder around here. The man nabbed after attempting to rob Apple Bank for Savings at 1321 Kings Highway on Wednesday was a world record holder for his ability to rapidly chomp down on glass lightbulbs. With talent like that, we’ve got to wonder what he ever needed the money for. Oh,…

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An armed robber attempted to stick up the Apple Bank for Savings at 1321 Kings Highway this morning, but was caught by police after trying to make his getaway. The incident occurred shortly after 10:00 a.m., according to a scanner report. NYPD was on the scene, and advised that the perp is in custody, caught…

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