Sunday, April 7 at 6:20 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying three individuals wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred at 6:20 p.m., in front of 1435 Grant Highway. A 59-year-old male victim was walking when three unidentified individuals got out of a black car, approached him and stated “Give me back my phone!”
The three individuals proceeded to punch the victim repeatedly about the face causing the victim to drop his phone.
The individuals picked up the phone and fled the location in the same vehicle, heading northbound on Grant Highway.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and later released.
One individual sought in connection with the robbery is a black man, approximately 5’7” tall, with a mustache, goatee and braided black hair. He was last seen wearing a red Averex hooded sweatshirt, a black T-shirt, black sweatpants and black sneakers.
A second individual sought is a black man who is approximately 5’10” tall. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a white t-shirt, black sweatpants and black sneakers.
A third individual sought is a black man approximately 5’7” tall and who has a beard. He was observed wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, a black knit cap and black sneakers.
Tuesday, April 16 at 3 a.m. –The police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying individuals in connection to a commercial burglary.
Two unidentified individuals entered Bestia Bar/Night Club at 1353 Edward L. Grant Highway by damaging a front door. The individuals then fled the location without removing any property.
One of the individuals is described as a male Hispanic who was last wearing all dark clothing.
Another of the individuals is described as a male Hispanic who was last seen wearing a dark colored hat and all dark clothing.
Surveillance photos of the individuals were obtained from in front of the incident location (see photos).
Wednesday, April 10 at 4:15 p.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual (see photos) in connection to a gunpoint robbery. Cops got a report that a 13-year-old man was approached by two unknown individuals near Randolph Place and Stadium Avenue. The first individual asked the victim what time it was. When the victim took out his iPhone from his pocket, the individual produced a gun. He told the victim to the put his phone and Apple ear pods in his backpack or he will shoot him. The victim placed the he items in the backpack and then the individuals fled northbound on Stadium Avenue toward Pelham Bay Park. The victim sustained no injuries. One of the individuals police are looking to identify is a black man who is a teenager and 5’9” tall. He was last seen wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants with a white stripe on the side and was carrying a Champion backpack. The second individual police are looking to identify is a teenager who is a male black that is 5’10” tall. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket, light gray sweatpants, black sneakers and was carrying a dark colored backpack.
Monday, April 15 at 4:40 p.m. — The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two males wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery. One of the men entered 200 Baychester Avenue, G.D. Palace Jewelers, and asked to see a Rolex watch. The man snatched the watch from the employee’s hand and pushed another employee to the ground as he was fleeing the store. The man who was aided by another, who acted as a lookout, fled in white Cadillac Escalade, driven by a third unidentified person.
EMS responded and transported one of the employees to an area hospital in stable condition. One of the males wanted for questioning is a black man, 5’10”, with black hair and brown eyes. He weighs about 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded Nike sweatshirt, gray baseball cap, jeans, red/white sneakers and holding a red Aeropostale shopping bag. Another of the men wanted for questioning is Hispanic. He is 5’10” tall and weighs 180 pounds.
Sunday, April 14 at 3:02 a.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male wanted for questioning in connection to an assault involving a firearm.
At the corner of Aqueduct Avenue and West 183rd Street, a 36-year-old male victim was at the location with other individuals when an unknown adult male approached him and discharge a gun, hitting the victim. The victim was struck in his left arm.
The individual sought for questioning fled the location by heading east on West 183rd Street. The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
The person wanted for questioning is described as a Hispanic man, late teens to early 20’s, approximately 5’8” tall, and weighing 150 pounds. He had brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black sneakers and a dark colored long sleeved shirt with white stripes on the arms.
For all of the incidents listed on this page, anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).