Police Beat

Robbers snatch e-cigs from deli


The King Store deli and smoke shop was robbed on March 21 around 10:30 p.m. A store employee reported that three men entered the store, located at 117 West Kingsbridge Road, that evening asking, “Where’s the money?” in Spanish. Two of the robbers showed they had guns.

After stealing $800, 45 CBD bottles and 60 electronic cigarettes, the perpetrators fled West on Kingsbridge Road.

The cops surveyed the area, and although they weren’t able to make any arrests, cameras inside the store captured the incident.

Man charged after brandishing blade

Officers from the 50th precinct observed a man on March 29 at 4:50 p.m. swinging a large knife at a pedestrian on the 3300 block of Bailey Avenue. The officers were able to arrest the man. No injuries were reported. He has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree and menacing in the second degree.

Thief smashes
window with brick

A car owner returned to her 2021 BMW parked on the 3700 block of Fieldston Road on March 18 to discover someone had shattered the car’s back windshield by using a brick.

According to police, a person — sometime between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. — snatched several items inside the car, including a $2,000 Louis Vuitton bag, two pairs of jeans, two pairs of sneakers, and two pairs of shirts. There were no cameras in the vicinity to capture the crime and no arrests have been made.

No arrests have been made.

Broadway auto grand larceny reported                                 

A 2021 Honda Accord parked on the 6400 block of Broadway was stolen on March 25, sometime between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.. The vehicle was valued at $38,000. There were no cameras in the vicinity and no arrests have been made.