1. Men attack, rob teen
Police say a group of men attacked and robbed a 14-year-old boy around 3:40 p.m. on Dec. 1 in front of a deli opposite 238 W. 231st St.
When the victim took out his iPhone 5 to check the time, five males attacked him, punching him in his face and taking his phone, backpack and calculator.
The value of the stolen items was placed at about $855.
The case remains open to detectives.
2. 13-year-old robbed
A 15-year-old robbed a 13-year-old male inside the elevator at 5210 Broadway around 3:10 p.m. on Monday.
The suspect, whose gender was not disclosed, reportedly cornered the victim in the elevator and demanded his money, wallet and phone.
Police said the victim was able to take back his wallet and phone. Cameras were at the scene of the crime and the case remains open to detectives.
3.Coin machine burglary
Two individuals are believed to have stolen an unknown amount of money out of a coin machine in the laundry room of an apartment building at 6255 Broadway around 2 a.m. on Monday.
Witnesses told police they found a Fowler coin machine damaged with no money inside and also saw suspects fleeing the building.
Police said they did not know the value of any missing coins. The case is still open to detectives.
A 35-year-old man’s 2006 Yamaha R6 was stolen at 6255 Broadway on Dec. 6, according to police.
The victim told police he parked his vehicle there around 11 a.m. and upon his return, the motorcycle, valued at $6,000 was gone.
The case is currently closed to investigation.
5. Grand larceny on Mosholu
Police said a 71-year-old woman’s 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt was stolen at 5776 Mosholu Ave. on Dec. 4.
The victim told police she noticed the vehicle, valued at about $6,000, missing at 3 a.m. that day.
There were cameras at the scene of the crime, and the case is currently closed to detectives.
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