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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.

Kensington »

Police Are Looking For A Man in Connection to an Attempted Rape in Brooklyn

Police said the woman was grabbed and thrown to the ground before the man attempted to rape and rob her.

East Flatbush »

Mugger Shoots Man Inside East Flatbush Car Wash, Cops Say

A would-be mugger shot a man within a car wash on July 4th, according to the NYPD.