The kids, aged 12 - 16, were arrested in connection to a Central Park mugging spree, police said.
Boys as young as 12 were being questioned about the Central Park robberies Monday morning, sources said.
A 43-year-old man was shot to death trying to fend off robbers early Sunday morning, police said.
The robber attacked the woman in broad daylight on Pershing Crescent.
Jazeke Samuels was arrested Monday after sending police a selfie from a stolen phone, officials say.
Police said the man would bear hug women while mugging them in Forest Hills and Kew Gardens.
The 19-year-old victim was approached near Bennett Avenue and West 181st Street, police said.
The two suspects stole money, cellphones and a MetroCard from four men in Harlem in 2013, police said.
A thief returned a day after a mugging and forced the victim to withdraw cash in New Jersey, police said.
Police from the 113th Precinct have stepped up patrols to try to catch him before he strikes again.
Abdourahmane Seck was arrested after robbing at least six people on Staten Island, police said.
The victim was walking up the steps of his home when he was robbed, police said.
At least 11 people have been robbed in south Brooklyn since October.
A Brooklyn man was attacked across from 17 State St., police said.
A 49-year-old man was struck on State Street by a 23-year-old man.
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