Officers are working to seek out a number of males who they are saying have been robbing and terrorizing younger victims, primarily youngsters, within the Bronx.
The suspects, who police stated are all of their late teenagers to early 20s, have been linked to a minimum of eight totally different robberies all within the Allerton part of the Bronx within the final three weeks, in accordance with the NYPD.
The muggers first struck Nov. 9 once they attacked a 17-year-old boy and tried to rob him earlier than operating away empty-handed, police stated. They then struck two extra occasions a couple of days later, getting away with two cell telephones and about $5,000 in money.
The group then struck 4 occasions on Nov. 22 and one last time on Monday, once they snatched a pair of headphones from a 15-year-old straphanger contained in the Allerton Avenue station as he sat on the bench, police stated.
Not one of the victims have been serioulsy injured.
Witnesses to the robberies are urged to name Crime Stoppers with ideas that would result in the arrests of the suspects. Police have launched surveillance pictures of a minimum of two of the suspects.
Revealed at four:22 AM EST on Nov 30, 2017 | Up to date at 6:09 AM EST on Nov 30, 2017