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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.

Upper West Side »

Ex-Con Who Robbed UWS Women In Their Buildings Arrested, Police Say

Howard Stokes followed two women into their buildings to rob them in October, police said.

Arden Heights »

Two Workers Shot in Attempted New Year's Day Deli Robbery, Police Say

The two men were taken to Staten Island University Hopsital North.

Jamaica »

Robber Shoots at Off-Duty Officer in Queens, Police Say

A man fired at the police officer after trying to rob him, the NYPD said.

Mariners Harbor »

Cabbie Flees Passenger Who Tried to Rob Him at Gunpoint, Police Say

The suspect pulled a gun on the driver and demanded money, but the cabbie sped away, police said.

Crown Heights »

Deli Worker Fights Off Armed Robber in Crown Heights, Then Quits Job

The attempted robbery took place at the 3 Star Deli on Saturday night, police said.