The NYPD is searching for a man who made off with an aluminum pail that contained gold flakes worth $1.6 million in Midtown Manhattan in September.
Hundreds in cash, gift cards stolen from elderly woman's purse: Police
Falmouth police are asking for help identifying a woman who they say stole hundreds in cash and gift cards from an elderly woman at a Wal-Mart in Falmouth Monday. The woman was caught on video stealing the purse out of a ride-on shopping cart parked near the entrance to the store at about 5:20 p.m., police said.
Police identify robbery suspect shot dead by Lynn police officer
Authorities have identified a robbery suspect who was shot and killed by police in Lynn during a confrontation early Tuesday. Police shot Michael McInnis, 41, of Malden on the Lynnway around 4 a.m., after police received a call about a robbery at a Gulf gas station on Commercial Street, the Essex County district attorney said. McInnis allegedly told the station clerk he had a gun, and had his hands in his pockets during the robbery, where he made away with $150, police said. When two Lynn...
Gambler robs Penn Station newsstand after buying $200 in losing lottery tickets
All he wanted was a little scratch, but when a man dropped $200 on losing lottery tickets from a newsstand inside Penn Station, he retaliated by robbing the register, the New York Post reported. A regular customer of CJ News Inc. inside Penn Station reportedly stole $1,500 from the register after pushing owner Francis Macwan. The suspect bought the losing tickets around 10:30 a.m. Friday morning and spent about 25 minutes scratching the tickets, Macwan said. “He won a few dollars here and there...
Pair beat man with brass knuckles in Columbus Circle subway robbery: NYPD
Police are looking for two suspects who they say robbed and assaulted a man at the Columbus Circle subway station early Sunday morning using brass knuckles. The victim, 25, was inside the A train station at about 5 a.m. when he was approached by the suspects who knocked him to the ground, police said. They then punched and kicked the victim while he was on the floor. According to authorities, one of the suspects wore brass knuckles during the beating.
Teens robbed at gunpoint at Ridgewood subway station: Cops
Two teens were robbed early Monday evening as they were trying to swipe their MetroCards at a Ridgewood subway station, police said. The male victims, ages 16 and 17, were inside of the Halsey Street L train stop at about 5 p.m. when they were allegedly robbed. They were about to pay their fares, when one of the suspects approached them, displayed a gun and demanded their money, police said. The 17-year-old took his money out and placed it on the ground. The first suspect then picked it up and...
Staten Island bank robber claims he has bomb: NYPD
A Staten Island bank was held up by a robber posing as a bomber Tuesday, police said. At 3:20 p.m. a man with a nude-colored stocking over his head and carrying a white bag went into the Richmond County Savings Bank at 879 Amboy Rd. , yelling that he had a bomb and threatening to blow himself up if he didn't get some money fast, police said. The robber went up to a teller and demanded cash, specifically 50- and 100-dollar bills, and was handed $7,800 and fled, police said. A still image taken...
Serial bank robber hits Philadelphia area again: FBI
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is searching for a man involved in a string of bank robberies, including two in the greater Philadelphia region. The suspect entered a First National Bank at 201 South Bellevue Avenue in Langhorne, Bucks County, around 1:40 p.m. Friday, brandished a handgun and demanded money from the teller, authorities said. He then fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Authorities believe the suspect is the same man who recently hit two banks in New...
Series of car break-ins plagues Philly suburb
After more than a dozen cars were broken into in a Philadelphia suburb since the beginning of the month, neighbors are on edge. Cheltenham Township police have issued a warning on its Facebook page to all residents, urging them to lock their cars and inform their neighbors to do the same.
NYPD seeks suspect in robbery of elderly Bronx woman
The NYPD is trying to identify a man who they say attacked and robbed an 81-year-old woman at her Bronx home. Just before 6 p.m. Sunday, the suspect followed the woman into the entryway of her residence at the 2400 block of Arthur Avenue in Belmont, police said. The suspect forcibly removed the victim's necklace from behind, kicked her in the back and fled the scene. The woman sustained a minor injury but refused medical attention. The suspect, who was caught on surveillance video, is described...
Why this bank robbery arrest was unlike most others
A criminal defense lawyer was arrested earlier this month on charges of robbing a bank in Greenwich, Connecticut. Police also suspected her in the attempted robbery of another bank in Manhattan. Her background in law along with her familiarity with the criminal justice system made the woman an unusual suspect. Meighan McSherry, 46, worked for the Legal Aid Society in the Bronx until a year ago and was living in a 15-story pre-war co-op in an upscale residential neighborhood in the Upper West...
Upper West Side lawyer arrested in Conn. bank robbery
An Upper West Side lawyer who allegedly tried to rob a bank in Greenwich, Connecticut, was arrested last week, authorities said. Meighan McSherry, 46, who worked as a public defender in the Bronx, was charged Friday in connection with a holdup at a Wells Fargo bank on Putnam Avenue the previous day, the Greenwich Time reported. McSherry allegedly gave the teller a note demanding money and stating she had a weapon, Greenwich Police Lt. Kraig Gray said. The suspect left the scene with an...
Video shows violent Brooklyn deli robbery
Authorities are looking for four suspects in connection to a robbery and attack on a man inside a Brooklyn deli. Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to the Atlantic Best Deli and Grill at 2053 Atlantic Ave. after a 56-year-old man was assaulted and robbed inside the eatery, police stated.
One suspect at large, one killed by police after Brooklyn home invasion
Police are searching for a suspect who fled after a Brooklyn home invasion that ended with police shooting one man in the street. Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, officers responded to a burglary in progress at 2271 78th Street in Bensonhurst, police reported. RELATED: Dagger-wielding man shot by cops in Brooklyn: NYPD Two men had posed as workmen with construction uniforms and hard hats to gain entry to the house, ABC7 reported. Once inside, they revealed their guns and rounded up the seven adults...