Police Blotter

45 Precinct

Saturday, April 29 at 2:09 a.m. — Cops responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Bruckner Expressway at East Tremont Avenue near exit #8. When they arrived on the scene, they found a 35-year-old man from Mt. Vernon lying on the roadway with severe body trauma.

EMS responded and pronounced the man. A further investigation revealed that he was riding his BMW motorcycle northbound on the expressway when he collided with a vehicle, a 1999 Nissan Altima, driven by a 49-year-old man.

The collision’s force ejected the motorcycle rider and the bike hit a guardrail. The car’s driver remained on the scene. There were no arrests.

46 Precinct

Tuesday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m. — Two individuals entered the vestibule of a building at 2396 Morris Avenue and waited for the victim, a 51-year-old man, to open the door. They then tailed the victim to the lobby where they threw him on the ground and began punching him, before taking his gym bag and fleeing the scene. The victim sustained minor injuries to his face and was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital. He was later released.

The two individuals are described both as Hispanic men who are about 25-years-old, five feet and ten inches tall and 190 pounds.

49 Precinct

Sunday, April 9 at 12:37 p.m. — Two people approached a victim, an 18-year-old man, as they were traveling on a city bus on East Tremont Avenue. They took out box cutters, and proceeded to physically assault the man while taken a woman’s iPhone.

A third person entered the bus and was in the company of the first two while they assaulted and robbed. They fled the bus when it reached near East Tremont Avenue and East 180th Street.

Friday, April 28 at 12:45 p.m. — A 33-year-old woman was the victim of anti-Muslim bias incident as she was approached near Unionport Road and East Tremont Avenue by a 50-year-old white woman who began to shout anti-Muslim slurs at her. The victim was wearing traditional Muslim clothing during the time of the incident. The individual fled the location going in the direction of Morris Park Avenue.

The individual was last seen wearing a black jacket with pink stripes on the sleeve, a beige hat and khaki pants. She was carrying a purple handbag.

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