Knife Attack in Bedford Park
Three individuals are wanted in regards to an assault that ended with a victim’s pinky finger lobbed off. The incident happened on January 21 in a building at 3029 Briggs Ave. in Bedford Park. At around 11 p.m. police say the three individuals assaulted a 25-year-old male with machetes and a knife. The victim was taken to a hospital, who was treated for his severed pinky along with lacerations to his arms and legs. He is in stable but critical condition. The first individual is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s and was last seen wearing a blue and white jacket, a blue baseball cap and white sneakers. The second individual is described as a Hispanic male also in his 20s and was last seen wearing a blue jacket, dark colored baseball cap, white pants and black sneakers. The third individual is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s with a ponytail and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark colored pants and white sneakers.
Domestic Dispute Escalates
The NYPD needs help finding a man in connection with an incident involving a gun on Thursday January 12. Police say the suspect, identified as Baez Lisandro (pictured right), got into an argument with a 34-year-old woman inside a University Avenue apartment, when he threatened her with the firearm. Lisandro is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 24 years-old, standing at 5’7” has brown eyes and black hair.
Bicycle Thief on the Loose
The individual depicted in this photograph on the left is on the run from police for allegedly stealing a bike on December 30. That Friday at around 4 a.m. the suspect forced open the front door of a residence, located in the area of Valentine Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard, took the victim’s bicycle and left heading in an unknown direction. He last seen wearing a hooded jacket and a knit cap.
Train Station Robbery
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying individuals (pictured left) shown on surveillance video in connection with a robbery that was reported on December 26, at the University Heights Metro North train station. At around 6:30 a.m. a 66-year-old victim was entering the train station, on the University Avenue Heights Bridge, when he was approached from behind and put into a bear hug. Another suspect then took the victim’s book bag. Both of them then took off eastbound on West Fordham Road, with no injuries reported. The first individual is described as a black male, between the ages of 20-30, 6’ with black hair and a medium complexion; he was last seen wearing a hooded black jacket, black jogging pants and gray sneakers. The second individual is also described as a black male, between the ages of 20-30, with black hair, but stands at 5’4” and was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information on these crimes is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)