Car is stolen, then retrieved


A car was stolen from the 2600 block of Netherland Avenue sometime between Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. and Dec. 16 at 10:45 a.m.

According to police, the victim returned to their 2022 Honda Civic only to realize it was missing.

The victim was able to track the vehicle to the 4000 block of East 136th Street.

Officers with the 40th precinct were able to retrieve the vehicle on Dec. 25 around 8:25 p.m. However, no arrests were made.

Window smashed

A car parked on the 5700 block of Mosholu Avenue was broken into sometime Dec. 17 at noon and Dec. 18 at 8:50 a.m.

According to the police, the victim returned to their car to find the passenger window broken and their wallet stolen.

Surveillance cameras caught the incident on tape but no arrests have been made.

The damage to the window was estimated at $101.

Car thief

A car parked on the 3800 block of Orloff Avenue was stolen sometime between Dec. 21 at 9 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 6:30 a.m.

The victim returned to their car on Dec. 22 to find it missing, and told police that no one else had access to the car’s keys.

The 2014 Toyota Camry — valued at $11,000 — was owned by United Transportation.

No arrests have been made, and there were no cameras in the vicinity to pick up the incident.

Phone filched

There was a robbery in Riverdale on Dec. 22 around 1 p.m.

According to police, a man was getting out of his car on the corner of West 261 Street and Riverdale Avenue when an unknown man who displayed a firearm approached him.

The perp then took the victim’s phone and fled toward Broadway on foot.

The value of the phone was $1,100, and no arrests have been made.

Arson attempt

Someone broke into a store located at 5601 Broadway on Dec 25 around 3 a.m. and tried to set fire to the building.

According to the police, the owner of the shop watched on surveillance the perp break into the store from a side panel and try to set the store aflame.

The perp did not steal anything, and no arrests have been made.

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