Robbery in Ski Masks
A 36-year-old subway commuter was robbed by two teenagers dressed in ski masks just outside the Lorimer Street L Train stop on February 18 around 7 p.m., according to police.
The victim had just left the station and was walking along Metropolitan Avenue when two teenagers – one wearing a white bicycle jacket, blue jeans and a baseball hat, and another riding a read bicycle – approached him from behind.
“Give me your bag or we are going to hurt you,” said one of the perps to the victim.
The victim told police that he feared for his life and handed over the bag. The perps fled on foot in an unknown direction.
Police are continuing to investigate the matter.
Bank Teller Threatened with Murder
A bank teller was forced to fork over close to $2,000 in cash by a perpetrator who presented her with a threatening note, according to police.
On February 18, just after 1:30 p.m. the approached the teller seated at a window at a well frequented bank on Manhattan Ave.
He handed her a note that read, “10 seconds to give me $2000 or I shoot. Test me.”
The teller promptly gave him $1,940 in $20 bills so as to avoid a scene.
The perp, dressed in a green sweatshirt and a green Nike hat then fled through the door into a waiting silver pickup truck outside.
The police are examining the security footage from the area to learn more details.
A man visiting his friend on Frost Street was the victim of what appears to be a random act of violence.
The victim told police that he was walking toward his friend’s place at around 4 a.m., on Friday March 7 when unknown perpetrators approached and stabbed him in the lower left side of his stomach with unknown objects, according to police.
They then fled the scene without taking any of the victim’s property. The victim was taken to Elmhurst hospital, and the investigation is ongoing.
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