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BRONX TIMES REPORTER, J 10 ULY 12-18, 2019 BTR
Tuesday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. -- The NYPD
is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining
the whereabouts of three unidentified males and a
vehicle sought in connection with a robbery.
Cops got a report of a robbery inside of a multiunit
residential building in the vicinity of Tinton Avenue
and East 147th Street.
Two unidentified males in FedEx uniforms rang
the doorbell of a 23-year-old male victim’s apartment,
and were buzzed into the building. One of the
males was carrying a package in his arms as he entered.
When the victim opened his apartment door, one
of the unidentified males punched the victim in his
face. Both unidentified males produced knives, however,
they fled upon seeing that the victim’s brother
was also present in the apartment. The victim, who
suffered pain to his face, refused medical attention.
No property was taken. The unidentified males fled
on foot and then entered a black four-door sedan.
One of the unidentified men is a Hispanic who
is 30-years-old to 35-years-old. He is 5’7” to 5’9”
tall with a beard.
The second unidentified individual is a Hispanic
man who is 5’8” to 5’10” tall. He too is 30-years-old
Sunday, June 30 at 1:27 a.m. -- Police responded
to a call of a person shot inside of the
lobby of 1044 Avenue St. John.
Upon arrival, offi cers an observed a 22-yearold
man with a multiple gunshot wounds to the
body. EMS responded to the scene and transported
the victim to Lincoln Hospital where he was
pronounced deceased. No arrests have been made
and the investigation is ongoing a s of press time.
Tuesday, June 25 at 10:10 p.m. -- The NYPD
is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying
‘persons of interest’ wanted for questioning in connection
to a robbery.
It was reported to police that two victims were
approached in the rear of 2158 Weschester Avenue.
One of the victims was a 35-year-old man and another
was a 54-year-old man. The individuals committing
the robbery punched both victims and took
$600 from the 54-year-old man’s wallet.
EMS responded to the location and transported
both victims to Jacobi Medical Center. The 35-yearold
man received treatment at the hospital for a laceration
on the back of his head. The 54-year-old
man received medial attention for lacerations to the
One of the two individuals is a Hispanic man who
is between 6’0” to 6’1” tall with a thin build.
Another of the two individuals is a man who is
5’6” to 5’9” who was last seen wearing a dark hooded
Saturday, June 1 at 4:00 p.m. -- The NYPD is
asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an
individual wanted for questioning in connection to
This is one of two people police are looking
to identify in connection with a robbery at
2158 Weschester Avenue on Tuesday, June
25. Photo courtesy NYPD
a burglary that occurred in the 44th Precinct.
It was reported to police that the individual entered
a commercial building in the vicinity of Webster
Avenue and East 167 Street through an unlocked
door and attempted to open a safe inside
the location. The individual fl ed the location in an
No property was removed.
The individual wanted for questioning is described
as a male Black with black hair. He was
last seen wearing a white T-shirt and black sweatpants.
Saturday, June 25 at 8 p.m. -- The NYPD is
asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a
male and a female wanted for questioning in connection
with a burglary that occurred inside of
1181 Sherman Avenue.
Cops got a report that the man and woman
entered the commercial building through a side
entrance. Once inside, they removed a refrigerator
and washer machine and fl ed in unknown direction.
One of the individuals is a male black who
was last seen wearing a baseball cap, black tank
top and black pants. Another of the individuals is
a female with a light complexion, who was last
seen wearing a blue and red shirt and gray sweat
Wednesday, July 3 at 8:46 a.m. -- Police responded
to a 911 call in front of 2430 Lyvere Street.
A group of males were hanging out in front of the
location when a 55-year-old man had a dispute with
another one of the individuals. During the course of
the argument, the individual punched the 55-yearold
male victim in the face, causing him to fall the
ground and strike his head. The victim suffered a
serious head injury and was taken to Jacobi Medical
Center by EMS personnel.
The individual is described as a Black or Hispanic
man, 6’2” tall and weighing 180 pounds. He
was last seen wearing a black and white Nike tracksuit,
black sneakers and a black baseball cap with a
gold colored eagle gold embroidery around the brim
of the hat.
Firefi ghters responded to a 2-alarm fi re at 757 Van Nest Avenue on Sunday, July 7 at
2:45 p.m. No injuries were reported and the cause remains under investigation.
Photo by Edwin Soto
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