Police investigating robbery, attacks in Riverside Park

Police are investigating two attacks that took place in Riverside Park last Thursday night.


The NYPD is offering a $2,000 reward for the robbery of a 21-year-old man on Nov. 7. The incident happened between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. in the area between West 69th Street and West 73rd Street, according to fliers posted in the park. Police said four black males covered the man’s head with a bag, hit him in the head and took his belongings.


A homeless man was also attacked by four suspects the same night, and thrown into the Hudson River by his attackers.


The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Calls are confidential, and tips can also be submitted online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.