The suspect bought a vanilla ice cream cone, then robbed the store, according to police and workers.
About 25 lights in the northern section of the park went out two weeks ago.
More than $2,000 worth of Chanel perfume was swiped from the 150 Broadway shop.
The added police are part of a new NYPD initiative called the Partner Officer Program.
There will be more than 300 officers reassigned to precincts with the most shootings.
The victim was found stabbed in the neck on Elder and Westchester avenues.
Advocates and relatives of murder victim Tanaya Copeland, 18, want to see charges in her death.
The boy and an 18-year-old girl were shot in front of 1130 College Ave. on Sunday night.
Two Bronx women claim they were racially profiled by NYPD officers who fired at them and their pets.
The robber threatened to slit a store employee's throat before making off with the drinks, police said.
Historians are creating replicas of swords that went missing or were removed.
The suspect stole $220 from a cash box at the Yo Yo Nail salon on Second Avenue, police said.
The man exposed himself to the girl and a woman on the 5 train, police say.
Four people were shot within a 12-hour period this week, police said.
Daniel Castillano left his 14-month-old daughter in the tub with the water running, court documents say.
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