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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.

Civic Center »

CUNY Prof Charged in Brooklyn Bridge Clash That Injured Police, NYPD Says

Eric Linsker, 29, tried to hurl a trash can onto a crowded roadway below him, police said.

Long Island City »

Mugger Hits Victim With Stocking-Covered Brick at ATM, Police Say

Police said the suspect struck the victim in the head with a stocking with a brick inside of it.

Washington Heights »

Livery Cabdriver Shot in Possible Robbery Attempt Uptown, Police Say

The victim, 30, was shot in the stomach and chest outside the Rangel Houses, police said. 

Clifton »

VIDEO: Gas Station Attendant Pistol Whipped During Attempted Robbery

The man was hit when he refused to hand over cash, police said.

Concourse Village »

Dapper Trio Tie Up Woman in Her Home But Leave Empty-Handed, Police Say

Three people tried to rob a Concourse Village woman in her apartment, police said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Straphanger Stabbed After Refusing to Give Up Wallet, NYPD Says

Two men tried to rob a passenger on a Q train Tuesday, police said.

Astoria »

Suspect in Custody After Trying to Rob Astoria Laundromat, NYPD Says

Police arrested a 33-year-old man for the gunpoint robbery, which took place early Friday.

East New York »

Police Seek Pair of Suspects in East New York Robbery and Shooting

Police are looking for two men suspected of attempted robbery and shooting in East New York.

Bed-Stuy »

Man Tries to Rob Bed-Stuy Check-Casher With 'Bomb' Note, Police Say

A man tried to rob Pay-O-Matic with a note claiming he had a bomb.

Midtown »

Man Tries to Steal $2K in Pants From Gap, Police Say

Gap security stopped a man from stealing $2,000 worth of women's pants, police said.

Cobble Hill »

Two Women Attacked in Cobble Hill, Police Say

Two women were attacked in Cobble Hill Monday night but police are not immediately linking the crimes.

Bed-Stuy »

Three Men Attack and Try to Rob Man on C Train in Bed-Stuy

The three men approached the victim on the C train inside the Franklin Avenue station, the NYPD said.

Bedford Park »

Man Fends Off Would-Be Intruders Who Tried to Push Into His Home, NYPD Says

A Bronx man blocked two would-be intruders who tried to force their way into his home, police said.

Carroll Gardens »

Cellphone 'Selfies' Help Cops Nab Carroll Gardens Wannabe Kidnapper: Cops

A 27-year-old woman got away from an attacker, who tried to drag her into his car, cops say.