Police Blotter: December 28, 2016

ASSAULT: SUDDEN STABBING (Midtown North Precinct) A man was stabbed on December 18 at around 1:45 a.m. at the southeast corner of East 46th Street and Madison Avenue, police said. A suspect approached a 23-year-old victim from behind, stabbed him in the head with a knife, and then fled, according to police. EMS took the … Read more

Police Blotter: January 11, 2017

BANK ROBBERY: LATEX LOOTER (Midtown South Precinct) A male suspect donning latex gloves attempted to rob a Chase Bank at 2 Park Avenue, between East 32nd and 33rd Streets, on January 3 at around 2:30 p.m., police said. The man approached a 47-year-old female teller, demanding money through a note, but the teller walked away … Read more

Police Blotter: January 25, 2017

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: TRY MACEY’S INSTEAD (19th Precinct) Police are looking for a duo who tried to rob a Sephora at 750 Lexington Avenue, between East 59th and 60th Streets, on December 14 at around 5:30 p.m. According to police, two suspects, one male and one female, grabbed items off the shelf and tried to walk … Read more

Police Blotter: February 8, 2017

HOMICIDE: KILLED IN HARLEM (28th Precinct) Police found a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his head on January 25 at around 8 p.m. outside of 218 St. Nicholas Avenue, between West 120th and 121st Streets. The man was transported by EMS to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival, police … Read more

Police Blotter: February 22, 2017

ROBBERY: BRUTAL BEATING (24th Precinct) Police have released more information regarding a man they believe is connected with a January 26 robbery incident where the suspect assaulted a woman for her purse (see manhattanexpressnews.nyc/police-blotter-february-8-2017). Police released a photo and surveillance video of the suspect, whom they describe as a black male in his 20s, 5’3” … Read more

Police Blotter: March 8, 2017

ASSAULT: ELEVATOR EXCHANGE (19th Precinct) A woman attacked a fellow subway-goer on March 6 at around 2 p.m. as they waited for the elevator to exit the 86th Street station on Second Avenue, police said. The two began arguing as they waited, according to police, and the suspect pushed the 71-year-old victim and punched her … Read more

Police Blotter: March 22, 2017

HOMICIDE: STABBED STEPS AWAY FROM POLICE (Midtown South Precinct) Police announced James Jackson, a 28-year-old Baltimore man, surrendered on March 22 in the fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man at around 11:30 p.m. on March 20. WCBS News quoted William Aubry, the chief of Manhattan detectives saying, “His intentions were to come here to harm … Read more

Police Blotter: April 5, 2017

BURGLARY: CANE-WIELDING CROOK (19th Precinct) Police are looking for a male suspect who broke into an East 83rd Street apartment on March 21. According to police, the suspect got into the house between 8:15 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., taking a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop, a charger, and jewelry. Police released photos of the suspect, whom they … Read more

Police Blotter: April 19, 2017

DOA: JUDGE ON NYS’ HIGHEST COURT FOUND DEAD (26th Precinct) On April 12 at around 1:45 p.m., police found Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first black woman appointed to the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest bench, floating in the Hudson River around West 132nd Street. According to police, the 65-year-old Abdus-Salaam, named to the … Read more

Police Blotter: May 3, 2017

ATTEMPTED RAPE: THE STALLS AT COLUMBUS CIRCLE (Midtown North Precinct) Police arrested 24-year-old Ibrahima Barry on April 22 and charged him with attempted rape after an incident the day before at around 10 a.m. inside Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle. According to police, Barry, a Bronx man, snuck into one of the stalls of … Read more