June 3, 2016 crime round-up

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1. Teen assaulted
2840 Bailey Ave.
Bronx, NY
An argument between two teenagers erupted in violence around 10:30 p.m. on May 25 at 2840 Bailey Ave., according to police. They said a 16 year old and a 14 year old, both male, were arguing when the younger of the two grabbed a glass bottle and hit the victim on the head. The case was closed to an arrest.
2. Takeout robbery
2895 Bailey Ave.
Bronx, NY
Police said an assailant took a phone and beat a worker at Foo-Hing Kitchen, located at 2895 Bailey Ave., around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. The suspect took the victim’s phone and began beating him when the employee tried to stop the robbery. Foo-Hing Kitchen was the site of a series of attacks earlier this year. In March, two teenagers were arrested on assault charges for attacking a deliveryman. It was not clear if the latest incident was related to the previous attacks, which were attributed to a group of local teens who allegedly targeted the restaurant after a dispute with the owner. The Sunday robbery and assault case remains open to detectives.
3. Robbed at gunpoint
2861 Exterior St.
Bronx, NY
A man robbed a cab driver at gunpoint at 2861 Exterior St. on Monday around 2:20 p.m., according to police. The perpetrator, around age 40, displayed a firearm and stole $70, a driver’s license and car keys from the 58-year-old victim, who was driving a 2013 gray Toyota Camry. The victim did not suffer any injuries. The case is still open to detectives.
4. Property destroyed
3718 Riverdale Ave.
Bronx, NY
Authorities said unknown perpetrators entered the Corner Cafe, located at 3718 Riverdale Ave., between 4 and 6 a.m. on Tuesday and destroyed property. Police said the suspects entered the building from upstairs and proceeded to damage property, but nothing was stolen. The case is being treated as a burglary and remains open to detectives.
5. Sedan stolen
University Avenue and Reservoir Avenue
Bronx, NY
A blue 2015 Ford Focus parked at the corner of University and Reservoir avenues was stolen sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. on May 26, according to police. The 64-year-old male victim’s car was valued at $25,000. The grand larceny auto case is still open to detectives.

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