Crime Watch

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ATM Theft A woman was headed to the ATM on East 85th Street at 7:30 p.m. on Monday February 25th. After she was finished, she went back to her car and sat inside. A black male, approximately 5'8 approached the car and stated "give me the money" while displaying a black handgun. The unknown man then took the $15 and fled. Police searched the area but with no results.
Bar Stool Burglary

On February 24th, a 56-year-old woman was sitting inside a bar on Second Avenue at 7:30 p.m. She had her handbag on the bar stool, and an unknown person removed her bag without permission. The victim then went to a friend's house and canceled her cards, but she already saw a charge had been made on a taxi to Queens. In total: $3,621 in cash was stolen, as well as her purse, ID and cell phone. No arrests have yet been made

Men Arrested for 20 Bags of Marijuana

Two perpetrators were observed inside a 2006 Chevy Impala vehicle on the corner of First Avenue and 92nd Street on February 23rd at 6:30 p.m. The first perpetrator had a gravity knife. They also were found to have 17 bags of marijuana on their possession. A further search inside the car revealed three other bags. The pair, a black man, aged 30, and another black man aged 25, were arrested for drug possession.

Road Rage Taken to a New Level

Following a heated argument between two drivers on February 25th at 10 p.m. on East 81st Street, one of the drivers proceeded to follow the victim. The 26-year-old Hispanic man parked the car and got out. He proceeded to hit his victim in the face, causing him to lose balance and fall. The assailant fled the scene in his vehicle, and the victim ended up with lacerations on his face and head. The assailant is wanted for assault.

Bank Robbery on 2nd Ave

Inside a 2nd Avenue bank on February 26th in the afternoon, two unknown people (one female, white, 42; and the other male, black 6'2) entered the bank. Both approached the teller and shoved identical notes under the window that said "no dye packs, no alarms, no GPS, all $100s, $50s and $10s in the bag- comply and no one gets hurt." In total, the perpetrators were given $1,540. Police are still on the lookout for the individuals responsible.

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