Tuesday, August 02, 2016 at 3:30 a.m. — A robbery was reported at Archer Avenue and Beach Avenue. A 40-year-old man told cops that he was struck in the face with a firearm by a man between the ages of 40-years-old and 50-years-old. While he was incapacitated, the victim’s wallet was removed. The wallet contained $100 in cash and multiple credit cards.
Wednesday, August 24 at 4:30 p.m. — A 15-year-old was the victim of a robbery near Elliot Place and Walton Avenue. The victim was followed into a building by a suspect who engaged him in a conversation and then punched the victim in the face. The suspect fled on food with the victims cell phone.
Monday, July 25 at 5:14 a.m. — Cops responded to a call of shots fired in near East 175th Street and Weeks Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 37 year-old woman shot in the torso, and a 33 year-old man shot in the head, back and wrist.
EMS also responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene, and transported the female to St. Barnabas Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. A weapon was recovered.
Tuesday, August 30 at 10:50 p.m. — Police responded to a 911 call of a woman assaulted near Sedgwick and Burnside avenues. Cops were told that the woman who was the victim had been walking on Sedgwick Avenue when a man approached her from her rear, threw her to the ground and forcibly touched her. The victim was able to break free and flee the scene of the crime. The victim is identified as a black man, about 20-years-old. The department’s Special Victims Unit is working the case.
Tuesday, August 30 at 9:18 p.m. — The police department’s Highway Patrol Investigation Squad is working on a case involving the death of a man who was struck by two vehicles while crossing Bronxdale Avenue at Barnes Avenue. When cops got to the scene, they found the victim, a 65-year-old man, with trauma to his body. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where he died from his injuries. According to an investigation, he was struck by a light colored van, and was then thrown into the air and hit by a green minivan. The 33-year-old driver of the green minivan remained on the scene, but the other van did not stay on the scene as required by law.