Police Blotter

A grand larceny suspect in the 46th Precinct.

43rd Precinct

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 2:26 p.m. – It was reported to the police that two individuals entered a grocery store, located at 1139 Olmstead Avenue, where one of the males remained at the door while the other male approached the counter and brandished a firearm while demanding money. The cashier complied and the individuals fled the location with approximately $200 and Backwoods cigars.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., – two individuals approached a 37-year-old male victim, in the vicinity of 2040 McGraw Avenue.

The individuals grabbed the victim by the arm and forcibly removed his watch, wallet, and cellphone. The individuals then fled westbound on McGraw Avenue. No injuries were reported.

The individuals are described as follows:

Individual #1: is described as a male, approximately 5’8”, 140 lbs., 18-20 years old. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

Individual #2: is described as a male, approximately 140 lbs., 18-20 years old; he was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

44th Precinct

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. – It was reported that a 21-year old male victim met with the two males to purchase an iPhone, in the vicinity of Ogden Avenue and West 168th Street.

The victim declined to purchase the cell phone at which time one of the males displayed a knife and demanded that he withdraw cash from a nearby ATM.

The male depicted in the video accompanied the victim to the ATM where the victim withdrew approximately $400. There were no reported injuries sustained as a result of this incident.

46th Precinct

Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 7:45 a.m. – In front of 2160 Anthony Avenue, a 72-year-old male victim was walking in the vicinity of the location when an unidentified male came upon the victim and snatched his cell phone. The male fled in southbound on Anthony Avenue.

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 8:15 p.m. – In front of 1800 Popham Ave, a 24-year-old male became involved in a verbal dispute with an unidentified male about a parking space.

The dispute escalated at which time the male left and returned with a firearm, shooting the victim two times in the lower back. The male fled in unknown direction.

The victim was removed to Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition.

Pursuant to the investigation, the unidentified male was in the company of an unidentified female at the time of the incident, whose photo and video surveillance has been captured.

48th Precinct

Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. – It was reported to police that a 16-year-old male victim met a female acquaintance on social media and scheduled to meet in person at 903 E. 179th Street. Upon arrival at the 4th floor of the location, an unidentified male displaying a knife approached the victim and demanded his cell phone. The victim complied and the male fled in unknown direction with the cell phone.

There were no injuries sustained as a result of this incident.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 5:20 a.m. – It was reported to police that inside 519 E. 180th Street (Dary’s Restaurant), an unidentified male entered through a secured rear door.

Once inside, he removed approximately $12,000 from a locked safe and fled in an unknown direction.

Robbery suspects in the 43rd Precinct.

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