attempted robbery

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East Elmhurst »

The suspect tried to take property from the victim's pockets, police said.

Kips Bay »

Darnell Williams, 29, is accused of bludgeoning a woman and trying to steal her purse, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

The good Samaritan wrestled the suspect after he took cash from the register, police said.

Westchester Square »

The victim hollered for help and three good Samaritans tried to restrain the suspects, police said.

Midtown »

A robber hit the Herald Square Gap store and a Midtown Starbucks, according to a police report.

Tompkinsville »

The man tried to grab the purse then pushed the woman to the ground and fled, police said.

Upper East Side »

The suspects ran off empty-handed but not before dousing employees with pepper spray.

Crown Heights »

The attempted robbery by gunpoint took place in Crown Heights.

Kips Bay »

The owner of an East 27th Street tailor shop fought off a robber after the attacker stabbed him.

Williamsbridge »

The robbery attempt happened inside a building on Tilden Street, near Mattie Harris Place, police said.

East Harlem »

The victim refused to give up his phone, police said. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

A garage employee took the man to the safe but wasn't able to unlock it, the NYPD said.

Midtown »

The victim was waiting to exit an E train when a group of six people pushed her, the NYPD said.

West Village »

A man slipped a note to a bank teller at a Chase bank on West Fourth Street, police said. 

Bed-Stuy »

The man first tried to rob a Quincy Street bank, then hit a Chase Bank on Bedford Avenue, police said.