Robbers targeting NYC cell phone stores

March 4, 2010 7:33:11 AM PST
Police are searching for a trio of robbers targeting cell phone stores in Manhattan and Queens.They've been involved in at least 16 robberies so far.

Police say the suspects enter the locations, remove display cellular phones by cutting the security cords and flee on foot. During some of these incidents, a knife has been displayed and physical force used. No injuries have been reported.

Suspects:

Suspect no.1 - M/B/19-25, 5'8"-5'10" Suspect no.2 - M/B/19-25, 6'0"-6'2" Suspect no.3 - M/B/19-25, 5'8"-5'10"

Incidents:

  • Incident no.1 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1745 hrs on 12-08-09 at 869 8 Ave. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the Manhattan North Pct.

  • Incident no.2 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1655 hrs on 01-05-10 at 2066 Broadway (AT&T) in the confines of the 20 Pct.

  • Incident no.3 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1710 hrs on 01-27-10 at 251-05 Jamaica Ave. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the 105 Pct.

  • Incident no.4 - (Robbery) At approx. 1600 hrs on 01-29-10 at 97-01 Queens Blvd. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the 112 Pct.

  • Incident no.5 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1622 hrs on 02-06-10 at 144 Delancey St. in the confines of the 7 Pct.

  • Incident no.6 - (Petit Larceny) At approx. 1630 hrs on 02-12-10 at 136-16 Roosevelt Ave. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the 109 Pct.

  • Incident no.7 - (Robbery) At approx. 1750 hrs on 02-13-10 at 2540 Broadway (AT&T) in the confines of the 24 Pct.

  • Incident no.8 - (Robbery) At approx. 1538 hrs on 02-15-10 at 592 6 Ave. (AT&T) in the confines of the 13 Pct.

  • Incident no.9 - (Robbery) At approx. 1700 hrs on 02-17-10 at 144-03 Northern Blvd. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the 109 Pct.

  • Incident no.10 - (Robbery) At approx. 1825 hrs on 02-19-10 at 595 6 Ave. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the 13 Pct.

  • Incident no.11 - (Robbery) At approx. 1855 hrs on 02-19-10 at 869 8 Ave. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the Manhattan North Pct.

  • Incident no.12 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1910 hrs on 02-19-10 at 381 Madison Ave. (AT&T) in the confines of the Manhattan North Pct.

  • Incident no.13 - (Robbery) At approx. 1900 hrs on 02-25-10 at 260 Canal St. (AT&T) in the confines of the 5 Pct.

  • Incident no.14 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1740 hrs on 03-02-10 at 253 8 Ave. (T-Mobile) in the confines of the 10 Pct.

  • Incident no.15 - (Robbery) At approx. 1823 hrs on 03-02-10 at 350 Park Ave. (AT&T) in the confines of the Manhattan North Pct.

  • Incident no.16 - (Grand Larceny) At approx. 1925 hrs on 03-02-10 at 532 Broadway (AT&T) in the confines of the 5 Pct.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

    All calls are strictly confidential.


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