Police Blotter

44 Precinct

Friday, December 30 at 12:46 a.m. — A homicide was recorded in the precinct after cops responded to a 911 call of a man shot in front of 300 E. 170th Street. When police arrived on the scene, they found a 27-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the chest. He was taken to Bronx Lebanon Hospital. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.

45 Precinct

Wednesday, December 28 at 8:00 p.m. — A 43-year-old woman was the victim of a home invasion robbery in her apartment on Pilot Street. The door-buzzer rang and someone said she had to come downstairs to sign for a package. She went to the lobby and found no one and then came back upstairs and was accosted by a man wearing a ski-mask with a gun. The woman was pulled by her hair by the man and dragged to her bedroom, where he hit her with the butt of his revolver. The man with the gun took a small safe and placed it inside of a Nike duffel bag before fleeing the scene.

46 Precinct

Monday, December 5 at 10:52 a.m. — Police recorded a robbery inside of a residence near East 179th Street and Creston Avenue. A woman known by police entered illegally into an apartment and took an HP laptop computer and a Samsung cellular telephone.

47 Precinct

Wednesday, December 7 at 8:55 p.m.– Three people with guns followed two men into their home near East 234th Street and Vireo Avenue. The robbers ordered their victims to the ground and zip-tied their hands behind their backs. They got away with about $22,000 in cash and miscellaneous jewelry. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

48 Precinct

Thursday, December 29 at 9:34 a.m. — A robbery was reported to police as having taken place at a mobile phone store at 563 E. Tremont Avenue. That morning, a male Hispanic walked into the shop and went behind the counter, and took a cellular telephone. A 32-year-old woman, an employee of the shop, tried to stop the man and was punched in his face. The woman ended up with a cut under her eye. The person police are looking for fled the scene after the incident.

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