Police Blotter

This is one of two individuals police want to interview concerning a robbery at a residential building on Monday, February 18 near East 161st Street and Tinton Avenue.

40th Precinct

Sunday, January 27 at 9:20 p.m. — Cops got a report of a robbery inside of the East 149th Street subway station on the IRT 2 and 5 lines. Four individuals punched an 18-year-old female victim in the face and head repeatedly and then removed her belt, her ski mask and a pair of earphones. The individual fled out of the station and ran southbound on Willis Avenue. The victim suffered pain, swelling and bruising to her face and neck. She was treated at the scene by EMS. The individuals are dark skinned men between 17 and 20-years-old.

42nd Precinct

Monday, February 18 at 10 p.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video and photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery. It was reported to cops that two individuals refused to leave the 60-year-old male victim’s apartment after a night of socializing together. The pair punched the victim in the face and head numerous times before taking his cell phone and $20 in cash. After the victim alerted the building’s security about the incident, the two individuals fled the building in an unknown direction. The two men are picture in photographs on this page.

Sunday, February 24 at 4:33 a.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man in connection with a robbery. The man entered the station attendants’ area of a gas station at 481 E. 163rd Street and demanded money from a register. When the 59-year-old employee refused his demands, the male punched the employee in the face and head numerous times.

The employee ran out of the area and the man removed an undetermined amount of money from the register before fleeing in unknown direction. The victim was treated at Lincoln Hospital for lacerations to the face and head. The individual wanted for questioning is described as a male Black; last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and light colored pants.

This individual, along with another individual, is being sought by police for an interview concerning a robbery in the 42nd Precinct on Monday, February, 18. It took place at an apartment building near Tinton Avenue and East 161st Street.

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