POLICE BEAT

Delivery driver robbed

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After finishing a food delivery on the 5500 block of Netherland Avenue, a man was robbed of his e-bike on July 21 at 11:20 pm.

According to police, the victim had just walked his bike to the center of the street and was about to get on it when a man jumped out of a nearby bush with a machete.

The man then demanded the victim hand over the e-bike and fled southbound on Riverdale Avenue.

Police searched the location and were able to find cameras in the vicinity but no arrests have been made.

The e-bike is valued at $2,100.

Gas station held up

The Mobil gas station at 5832 Broadway was robbed on July 22 at 9:10 pm.

An employee of the store told police that two men entered the store, hit him on the head with a firearm and forced him to remove cash from the register.

They then told the employee to lay on the floor while they fled the location on foot.

The perps got away with $400 from the register and the employee’s cell phone, valued at $1,000.

There were no cameras inside the gas station and no arrests have been made.

Man robbed while taking shower

A man told police on July 24 at 8:30 p.m. that he met up with two women at 6393 Broadway.

While the victim took a shower, an unknown man entered the bathroom and taped the victim’s hands and threaten him with a firearm.

The perp then hit him with the firearm on the back of the head and forcibly removed his credit card, some cash and the victim’s keys.

The man and the two women then fled in a vehicle, heading south on Broadway.

No arrests have been made.