January 31 2023 BRONX, New York – Two men were cought by police after a chase that resulted in a crash, where the suspected duo allegedly commited six gunpoint robberies across three NYC Boroughs on Tuesday morning.
“I’ll be out on bail in 24-hours” said one of the suspects as he was being detaned.
The first robbery happened around 1 a.m. In Corona neighborhood of Queens, Suspects allegedly took two phones and necklace.
Shortly after, person was robbed of their wallet and phone on Queens Boulevard in Woodside, Queens.
Around 1:45 a.m. suspects reportedly robbed a victim of cash on Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Just after 3 a.m. suspects allegedly robbed a person of a bag at Seaman Avenue in Upper Manhattan.
Later the alleged thieves returned to Queens, robbing a victim of credit cards and cash in Jackson Heights.
Around 2:40 p.m. Food truck workers reported a robbery in Manhattan, Greenwich Village.
The multiple overnight robberies that spanned two hours across New York City boroughs came to an end when officers located a white mini van crossing the Whitestone Bridge into the Bronx driven by suspects who were then apprehended and taken into custody after crashing the van.
According to police officials, the pair of suspects are both on parole for prior crimes including attempted murder. Police say a weapon was found in the glove compartment of the vehicle driven by suspects wanted in connection with six separate robberies.
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