Police Blotter

Police are asking the public’s assistance in identifying these two individuals in connection with a robbery that occurred inside of a subway station at Freeman Avenue on Tuesday, July 16.
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

40th Precinct

Wednesday, July 3 at 6:45 p.m.

— The NYPD is asking

for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the two unidentified males sought in connection with a burglary.

Police received a report that inside a multi-unit residential building in the vicinity of East 138th Street and Brook Avenue, an unidentified man gained entry to an apartment through a window. Once inside, he opened the apartment’s door, letting in a second individual.

Both mean fled the apartment a short time later. No property was taken from the apartment.

The first individual who went through the window is described as

wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, sneakers and a long neck chain.

The second individual is seen wearing a blue cap, blue T-shirt, and white shorts (see photo).

Tuesday, July 16 at 5:20 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals in connection with a robbery that occurred within the 40th Precinct and Transit District 12.

Cops got a report that inside of the Freeman Avenue IRT #2 subway station, two individuals approached a 44-year-old man and engaged him in a conversation briefly before one of them placed his hands inside the victim’s pants’ pocket and tried to remove his property.

The victim resisted and entered a southbound “2” train. The individuals followed the victim onto the train where they punched him in the face and removed his credit card, among other items. The individuals exited the train at the Prospect Avenue station and fled down to the street area. They were last seen walking northbound on Prospect Avenue. The victim was treated at the scene by EMS for minor injuries.

The first individual is described as a black man 45-years-old to 55-years-old and bald. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue shorts, white socks and dark colored slip-on sandals.

The second individual is described as a black man who is 20-year-old to 30-years-old. He was last seen wearing a purple du-rag, a white shirt, blue shorts and gray sneakers.

44th Precinct

Tuesday, July 16 at 5:20 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying males wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred in the precinct.

Police received a report that a 49-year-old man was walking near 151 E. 151st Street when three unidentified males approached and stopped him at this location. The men displayed a firearm and demanded property. The victim complied and the males fled with the victim’s cell phone and wallet. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

This is a profile view of an individual police want to question in reguard to a non-fatal shooting near Westchester Square at 2708 E. Tremont Avenue on Sunday, July 28.
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Friday, July 19 at 1:20 a.m. — The NYPD is a investigating a man who was dead on arrival at a local hospital. Police responded to a 911 call for a male assaulted in front of 5 E. Mount Eden Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 57-year-old male with severe head trauma. EMS responded and transported the victim to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing as of press time.

45th Precinct

Sunday, July 28 at 9:49 p.m.

The NYPD is asking

for the public’s assistance in connection to an assault that was a non-fatal shooting.

It was reported to police that in front of 2708 E. Tremont Avenue that an unidentified individual approached a 34-year-old man from behind and shot him in the back of the head. He then fled the location on foot, northbound on East Tremont Avenue.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim Jacobi Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

The individual is described as an adult male Hispanic, with a goatee and an athletic build. He was last seen wearing a gray baseball hat, black Adidas t-shirt with white stripes, black shorts and black sneakers.

47th Precinct

Monday, July 15 at 4:30 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals (see photo) in regard to a robbery.

Police received a report that two unknown individuals entered a livery cab, produced a black gun, and demanded to be taken to 4065 Carpenter Avenue. Once at the location, the individuals exited the vehicle and instructed the operator to exit the vehicle before they fled south bound on Carpenter Avenue, then west bound on East 228th Street towards Bronx Boulevard. There was no property taken or reported injury.

The first individual is a adult Hispanic man with a medium complexion and thin build with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing blue track jacket with white stripes, gray sweatpants and white sneakers.

The second individual is a adult Hispanic man with a black hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, a black backpack and black sneakers.

52nd

Precinct

Sunday, July 7 — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals depicted in connection with a grand larceny pattern within the 52nd Precinct. Between Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, July 7 a group of males and females who are teenagers snatched cell phones from people walking in the street. They are between 15- and 18-years-old. One of the incidents occurred on June 8 in front of 3222 Bainbridge Avenue.

Reach reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260-4597 or procchio@schnepsmedia.com
This is frontal view of a person wanted by the NYPD for questioning concerning a shooting at 2708 E. Tremont Avenue.
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

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