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2 men impersonating NYPD officers rob home in the Bronx: New video

2 men impersonating NYPD officers rob home in the Bronx: New video

COUNTRY CLUB, Bronx (WABC) -- New video has been released of two men who posed as NYPD officers to tie-up and rob homeowners in the Bronx.

Footage shows a man wearing an NYPD sweatshirt with a badge hanging around his neck push his way inside.

The incident happened on Tuesday, November 9, near Country Club Road and Polo Place just after 8 a.m.

After showing a gun, the thieves tied up a 50-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman with zip ties.

The robbers then took in off in a white BMW with $30,000 in cash and $100,000 worth of jewelry.

The unoccupied vehicle was recovered shortly after.

Authorities said the suspects were white men in their 50s and 60s.

They're hoping the video will help them catch the crooks.

Source - https://abc7ny.com/home-invasion-police-impersonator-nypd-new-video/11282317/

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Burglary Suspect Caught On Video Inside Bronx Apartment

Burglary Suspect Caught On Video Inside Bronx Apartment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the suspect in a burglary caught on camera earlier this month in the Bronx.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. on November 6 at an apartment near Needham and De Reimer avenues.

Police said the suspect got inside through an unlocked door.

Surveillance video shows him enter a room with a computer desk and children’s toys.

Police said he stole $200 from the desk before fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

Source - https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/11/26/bronx-apartment-burglary-video/

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Fake UPS worker, robber force elderly couple, grandkids to zip-tie themselves: Cops

Fake UPS worker, robber force elderly couple, grandkids to zip-tie themselves: Cops

NEW YORK - The NYPD wants to find two brazen armed robbers who forced an elderly couple and their grandchildren to zip-tie themselves before taking off with valuables including a piggy bank in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx.

On Monday at about 5 p.m., a man wearing a brown winter hat with UPS on the front when he knocked on the door to the couple's apartment on Billingsley Terrace. A 60-year-old woman opened the door as the suspect pushed his way in, according to police. Another suspect followed.


The armed suspects then demanded the 60-year-old woman and her 63-year-old husband, along with an 8-year-old grandson and a six-year-old granddaughter, to tie themselves with zip-ties, police added.
The suspects stole two iPhones, an iPad, personal documents, a piggy bank, and more than $7,500 in cash from a safe.

The victims were not hurt.
The phony UPS worker was described by cops as a male with a light complexion and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a brown winter hat with "UPS" on the front, a brown face mask, a brown jacket, a green hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and black shoes.

The second suspect was described as a male with a dark complexion and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black facemask, a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) . The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential, according to police.

Source - https://www.fox5ny.com/news/fake-ups-workers-zip-tied-elderly-couple-grandkids-and-stole-piggy-bank-cops

 

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Thief steals $72,000 in cash from grocery store in Queens

Thief steals $72,000 in cash from grocery store in Queens

ELMHURST, Queens (WABC) -- Police are asking for the public's help tracking down a suspect who stole $72,000 in cash from a grocery store in Queens.

The crime was caught on camera.

Surveillance video shows the suspect walking into Sariling Atin Grocery Store on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst nearly 2 weeks ago.

He goes behind the counter, and while the cash registered was unattended, grabbed the cash.

He then runs outside and removes his mask and sweatshirt to hide the money.

He then drove off in a dark colored Nissan SUV.

The NYPD is working to tracking him down, and investigators are asking for help.

Call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by messaging on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Source - https://abc7ny.com/queens-robbery-grocery-store-caught-on-camera-theft/11296648/

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Crooks swipe $385K in designer handbags, clothing from Soho boutique

Crooks swipe $385K in designer handbags, clothing from Soho boutique

A trio of crooks stole $385,000 in designer handbags and clothing from a Soho boutique in a brazen overnight heist earlier this month, police said.

The still-at-large suspects ripped off What Goes Around Comes Around on Wooster Street near Spring Street in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, according to the NYPD.

The thieves first made their way into an adjacent store at about 3 a.m. and smashed open two walls to gain access to the high-end store, police said.

They returned to the boutique two hours later and hauled the merchandise in black garbage bags out of the boutique’s front door, according to footage of the robbery.

The bags were stuffed with a variety of designer handbags, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada, according to police. Dior, Hermes, Moschino and Balenciaga clothing was also taken.

Police said the suspects fled in a late model Dodge Ram ProMaster.

Source - https://nypost.com/2021/09/21/nyc-crooks-swipe-385k-in-designer-handbags-clothing-from-soho-boutique/

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Caught On Video: Burglary Suspect Breaks Into Popeyes In The Bronx

Caught On Video: Burglary Suspect Breaks Into Popeyes In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a burglar seen on video breaking into a Popeyes restaurant in the Bronx.

It happened around 6 a.m. on October 10 at 3rd Avenue and East 148th Street in Mott Haven.

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Surveillance video shows the suspect use a large stone to break the front window and climb inside. He can be seen crawling over the counter and picking up a safe.

Police said it contained $2,000 in cash.

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Anyone with information about the burglar is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

Source - https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/10/27/popeyes-burglary-video/

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13-year-old boy robbed of necklace by 2 men on scooters in the Bronx

13-year-old boy robbed of necklace by 2 men on scooters in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) -- A 13-year-old boy was robbed by two men on scooters in the Bronx.

It happened on Thursday, August 12 at 1:20 p.m. on Westchester Avenue in the Soundview section.

Surveillance video shows the two men ride up to the boy and then snatch his necklace right off of him.

The robbers then took off eastbound on Westchester Avenue.

Fortunately, the boy was not hurt.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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Moped Riding Package Thief Targets Crown Heights Street

Moped Riding Package Thief Targets Crown Heights Street

A package thief wearing a reflective vest and driving a moped targeted a Crown Heights street Monday, following a delivery truck and snatching expensive packages.

No less than two homes were targeted on Carroll Street by the porch pirate around 8:00am.

The thief can be seen on surveillance video as he pulls up on the sidewalk in front of a residence that had just received packages, appearing to be on his phone as he makes his way onto the porch and snatches whatever packages had just been left.

If you recognize the individual or see anything suspicious, please call Shomrim at 718-774-3333 and 911.

Source - https://crownheights.info/crime/741262/moped-riding-package-thief-targets-crown-heights-street/

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Caught On Video: Man In Wheelchair Assaulted, Robbed On Bronx Sidewalk

Caught On Video: Man In Wheelchair Assaulted, Robbed On Bronx Sidewalk

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for two men they say robbed a man in a wheelchair over the weekend in the Bronx.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 3rd Avenue and 154th Street.

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Police said the suspect stole the 36-year-old victim’s cellphone and $100, then pulled him out of his chair and hit him several times.

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The victim suffered a cut to his head.

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Anyone with information about his attackers is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

Source - https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/08/03/man-in-wheelchair-robbed/

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NYPD: Man Broke Into Brooklyn Home, Stole Mail

NYPD: Man Broke Into Brooklyn Home, Stole Mail

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is trying to identify a man suspected in two burglary incidents in Brooklyn.

The first was reported on July 13.

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(credit: NYPD)

According to police, it happened at a home near 11th Avenue and 71st street around 2:30 a.m. Police said the suspect tried to force the front door open, but couldn’t. He fled the scene.

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The same man allegedly broke into a home in the same area around 2 a.m. on July 31. He forced the door open and stole a 45-year-old man’s mail, police said.

The stolen mail was eventually recovered, according to police.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

Source - https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/08/08/nypd-man-broke-into-brooklyn-home-stole-mail/

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