Chase Bank robbed


Police are looking for a man who stole $100 from a bank teller in a heist at Chase Bank on Broadway and West 231st Street in Kingsbridge Friday, Jan. 13. A Chase employee told responding officers the man entered the bank wearing a black hat and coat and a blue surgical mask at about 5 p.m. and passed a note through the teller window.

She began giving him $5 bills from the drawer, the police report continues. He pocketed the money and demanded larger bills, but soon fled in an unknown direction, making off with a total of $100, officers noted.

The major case squad of the New York Police Department is investigating the robbery.

Seton Park storage room burglarized

A New York City parks employee reported a burglary at a storage facility in Seton Park near Douglas Avenue and 235th Street sometime between Wednesday, Jan. 4 and Sunday, Jan. 15.

She noticed the theft when she arrived at the facility to find the lock broken on the door, officers noted. Supplies belonging to the parks department inside were out of place, the report continues, and the unknown intruders appeared to have helped themselves to a container of black paint to adorn the wall with obscene images. The 50th Precinct is investigating the incident.

Delivery worker
attacked, robbed

A delivery worker was robbed at knifepoint in front of 3350 Fort Independence St. shortly after 11 p.m. Friday night, Jan. 13. The 37-year-old victim told police he had just arrived at the address to deliver an order of Chinese food when three men approached him and displayed a knife. They demanded money and food from him.

One of the assailants struck him in the forehead with a closed fist and took the order of food, valued at $31, he further stated to police.

Nothing else was taken from him.

Police are investigating the crime. There is no video surveillance available, they said.

Package thief targets Sycamore Court

Police are investigating a report of a burglary in the lobby of Sycamore Court Apartments at 3050 Corlear Ave. Monday, Jan. 16 at about 2:30 a.m.

Security camera footage shows a person wearing a light green coat and black sneakers entering the building’s package room by forcing the door open.

The thief fled through the front door with five packages valued at $700, officers stated. Detectives with the 50th Precinct are investigating.

Man arrested for grand theft auto

Officers from the 50th Precinct arrested a 25-year-old man who fled on foot after he was observed attempting to steal a 2019 black Hyundai sedan in front of 3017 Riverdale Ave. Sunday, Jan. 15 at about 12:30 p.m. He was apprehended near West 225th Street and Broadway and charged with grand larceny in the fourth degree and criminal possession of stolen property.

Police did not say if the district attorney will allow the charges to stand. They did not provide his name or arrest number. The car’s rear passenger window was broken and there were signs of tampering with the steering column, police said.

grand larcen

Police received a report of an attempted grand larceny opposite 6455 Broadway Wednesday, Jan. 18 sometime after 11:30 p.m. The 25-year-old victim told officers she found her 2015 Hyundai Accent damaged Thursday morning after parking it overnight on Broadway next to Van Cortlandt Park.

Officers stated the car’s rear passenger door glass was broken and the steering column was damaged.

There is no video surveillance of the area.