Tuesday, February 12 at 6:16 p.m. — The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men wanted for questioning in connection with an assault. They approached a 30-year-old man inside the lobby of an apartment building in the Melrose Houses that is near East 153rd Street. The men pushed the victim into an elevator. They had a hand tool and a cutting instrument. The victim was stabbed in the torso and slashed in the face inside the elevator. EMS responded and took the victim to a local hospital for treatment. The two men fled in an unknown direction. One of the individuals is described as last seen wearing a blue hooded shirt and a black leather jacket. The second individual was last seen wearing a brown or tan jacket. Please see photo on this page.
Monday, February 18 at 12:45 a.m. — Police are investigating a reckless endangerment incident that took place in the rear of a supermarket at 2079 Benedict Avenue. Three unknown men were walking to a car when one of the men pointed a gun in the air and shot several rounds. The three individuals, described as black men in their 20s or 30s, then entered a dark colored Mercedes Benz SUV and fled. No injures were reported. One of the men was last seen wearing all white clothing. Another was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and white pants. A third was wearing all dark clothing.
Friday, January 18 at 6:50 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying two men pictured in a photo on this page. They are wanted for questioning in connection with an assault.
A 41-year-old victim was walking in front of 1900 Grand Concourse when he was approached by two unidentified men who began punching and kicking the victim about the head and body. One of the individuals had a cutting instrument and slashed the victim on his head and face, causing a severe laceration. They then fled the scene. EMS took the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital. The victim had multiple cuts that required stitches.
The persons wanted for questioning are Hispanics in their late teens or early 20s who were wearing all dark clothing.
Sunday, February 17 at 3:38 p.m.– Police got a report of a 911 call of a past assault inside of 775 E. 185th Street in Apartment #10. Upon their arrival, the found a 51-year-old woman with apparent head trauma and a 14-year-old man who also had head trauma. EMS responded and pronounced both dead on the scene. An investigation is ongoing as of press time.