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Elevator robbery A man was forced into his Spring St. apartment’s elevator and robbed at gunpoint late at night on Wednesday. The victim, 23, told police that he was entering his apartment building at 106 Spring St. at about 1:30 a.m. on Wed., Jan. 16 when a man approached him from behind. As he reached […]

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Robber sticks around An attempted robbery was thwarted when the victim ran and returned with a police officer. On Sun., Jan. 13, just after 3 a.m., a Staten Island resident exited the Whitehall subway station en route to the ferry terminal when he was stopped by a robber wielding a stick who demanded the man’s […]

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Teen killed in shooting Friends and family on the Lower East Side gathered to commemorate a young athlete killed by a gunman near his home in from Baruch Houses. Raphael Ward, 16, was killed at about 9 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 4 outside a candy store on Rivington and Colombia Sts. The New York Times […]

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Sidewalk robbery A woman was pushed down and robbed as she walked home on New Year’s Day. The victim, 25, told police that she was walking along Watts St. at 8:15 a.m. when she was shoved from behind on the southeast corner of Watts and Greenwich Sts. The man covered her mouth and reached into […]

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Mugger cuts man’s pants One man’s subway snooze was abruptly cut short when he woke up to find a man sawing at his pants’ pocket. The 29-year-old reported that he boarded a southbound E Train at Lexington and 53rd St. He awoke at the World Trade Center station at about 2:30 a.m. to see a […]

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STROLLER PICKED Transit Police reported a case of transit-system theft when a woman’s bag was stolen from her baby stroller. On Sat., Dec. 15 at about 5 p.m., the 41-year-old woman entered the transit system at 72nd Street and took the number 2 Train downtown toward Chambers St., storing her shoulder bag in a baby […]

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SCHOOL GIRL SLASHED On their way home from school, two teenage girls were attacked by high school peers. The victims, both 14, told police they were walking home from Chelsea High School in Soho at 3:45 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 7 when the incident occurred. They had reached the northwest corner of Canal St. and […]

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TRUNK THEFT A woman’s purse was stolen from the trunk of her car, which was parked on the northeast corner of Mercer and Grand Streets on Sun., Nov. 25. The victim, 49, told police she had been shopping in the area when she returned to her car at about 11 p.m. She opened the trunk […]

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FiDi PARKING ATTENDANT KILLED IN ACCIDENT A worker at a Financial District parking garage was killed on Mon., Nov. 26, after an apparent mistake caused a car to roll of an elevator lift and fall on him, police said. Victoriano Vizciano, 45, of the Bronx, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 7 a.m. […]

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Picked a fight with the wrong guy This guy fought a cop to try to prevent him from making an arrest — so he ended up in cuffs, too. Shibu Okechukwu, 26, appeared to be trying to protect a friend on Wed., Nov. 14 at around 3 p.m. when stepping in the middle of the […]

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