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Washington Heights »

Teen Girls Mugged People After Asking for Directions, Police Say

A group of four teens robbed four people uptown, including two men in their 60s, police said.

Washington Heights »

Scissors-Wielding Teen Girls Arrested for Muggings in Uptown Park

Two 15-year-old girls threatened to stab people in Fort Tryon Park if they didn't hand over valuables.

Inwood »

Mugger Shoots Victim While Demanding More Cash During Robbery, Police Say

A mugger shot his victim in the leg after the man withheld $260, 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.

Briarwood »

Police Charge Suspect in Hammer Attack Robberies

Anthony Coward, 28, was charged with robbery in the attacks, police said.

Central Harlem »

Sneaker Salesman Mugged at Gunpoint in Harlem Clothing Store, Police Say

A man was robbed inside Harlem's Wolf Style Clothing on March 18, police said.

Carnegie Hill »

Kids in Central Park Mugging Spree Face Assault Charges, Police Say

The kids, aged 12 - 16, were arrested in connection to a Central Park mugging spree, police said.

Carnegie Hill »

Kids Being Questioned After Mugging Spree in Central Park, Sources Say

Boys as young as 12 were being questioned about the Central Park robberies Monday morning, sources said.

University Heights »

Bronx Man Killed Defending Himself in Home Invasion, Police Say

A 43-year-old man was shot to death trying to fend off robbers early Sunday morning, police said.

Briarwood »

Mugger Hit Woman With Silver Hammer in Briarwood, NYPD Says

The robber attacked the woman in broad daylight on Pershing Crescent.

Central Harlem »

Man Arrested After Sending Selfie to NYPD From Stolen Phone, Officials Say

Jazeke Samuels was arrested Monday after sending police a selfie from a stolen phone, officials say.

Forest Hills »

Police Questioning Man After String of Bear Hug Robberies

Police said the man would bear hug women while mugging them in Forest Hills and Kew Gardens.

Hudson Heights »

Thief Pushed Woman to Ground and Stole Phone in Hudson Heights, Police Say

The 19-year-old victim was approached near Bennett Avenue and West 181st Street, police said. 

Central Harlem »

Muggers Accidentally Send Selfies to Police With Stolen Phone, NYPD Says

The two suspects stole money, cellphones and a MetroCard from four men in Harlem in 2013, police said.

Fordham »

Mugger Returns After Gunpoint Robbery and Demands More Cash, Police Say

A thief returned a day after a mugging and forced the victim to withdraw cash in New Jersey, police said.

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