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Crown Heights »

CRIME BLOTTER: Thief Steals Change of Clothes from Crown Heights Apartment

Police said the burglar took sneakers, jeans and a Toronto baseball cap and left his own clothes behind.

Gramercy »

Would-Be Thieves Got Into Citibank by Drilling Through Floor, Police Say

They used an electrical saw to try to carve open ATMs, but left after 90 minutes, police said.

Crown Heights »

Bike-Riding Thief Wanted for Four Gunpoint Robberies in Crown Heights

Police said the suspect attempted to take his victim's cellphones, but was successful only once.

Long Island City »

Man Beaten With Metal Object During Attempted Robbery in LIC

The victim managed to fight the attackers off and the group fled, police said.

Bushwick »

Man Pepper Sprayed During Attempted Robbery in Bushwick, Police Says

Police are seeking information about two suspects who pepper sprayed a Bushwick resident.

Graniteville »

3 Teens Punch 15-Year-Old and Try to Snatch His Phone, Police Say

The teens tried to steal their victim's cellphone on a Staten Island street, police said.

Gowanus »

Teen Stabbed in Attempted Robbery in Gowanus, NYPD Says

He was stabbed in the torso and treated at Methodist Hospital, police said.

Hudson Heights »

Man Arrested with Machete Spotted By Passerby as Armed Robber, Police Say

Terrence Wharton, 22, was arrested after police discovered a machete in his car.

Carroll Gardens »

Knife-Wielding Man Attempts to Rob Victim Near 76th Precinct, Police Say

Robert Brown, 47, was arrested and charged with attempted robbery, officials said. 

East Harlem »

Couple Mugged On Their Way To a Date At Applebee's, Police Say

Two men tried to rob a couple, beat the man and threatened them with a knife, police said.

Chelsea »

Man Runs Off Shirtless After Trying to Steal PATH Conductor's Keys: PAPD

Joseph Cannon, 24, was arrested after he assaulted a PATH conductor in Chelsea, the PAPD said.

East Harlem »

VIDEO: Donut Shop Employee Chases Off Robber With Baseball Bat

When the thief pulled out a screwdriver, the employee went for a bat.

Fort George »

Man Arrested for Inwood Shooting and Attempted Robbery, Police Say

Christopher Nieves was arrested in connection with the Feb. 17 shooting on Audubon Ave., police said.

Crown Heights »

Ex-Con Arrested for Shooting at 3 People in Crown Heights Robbery Spree

Jovan Frederick, 32, faces attempted murder, assault and robbery charges, police said.

Crown Heights »

19-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Shot at Her Mailbox During Failed Robbery

The victim is being treated at Kings County Hospital after Friday morning's attack in Crown Heights.