Teens Robbing Teens
By Dan Gesslein
BRONX, NEW YORK, October 24- Police are looking for young thieves in incidents in Parkchester and within the confines of the 45th Precinct. In one incident teens mugged a group of youngsters.
At around 4:15 a.m. on September 1, a group of three males, ages 15 and 16, were approached by a pair of teen muggers. The two thieves demanded property and the teens forked it over.
Cops released surveillance video of the suspected muggers. The first suspect is described as a a black male between the ages of 16 and 18. He is 5 foot 8 and was last seen wearing a black shirt and sweat pants. The second suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 17 and 18. He is 5 foot 10 and was last seen wearing a green and white t-shirt and jeans.
In another case, a Parkchester man was robbed inside his own home. At around 4:19 a.m. on September 14, the thief entered a Parkchester resident’s Metropolitan Oval apartment. The thief displayed a handgun and removed the victim’s laptop and cell phone.
The suspect is described as black male between the ages of 25 and 27. He is around 160 pounds and was seen wearing a black t-shirt, black hat and dark green pants. Police released a still from a surveillance video in the hopes that someone would recognize him.
Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.