Carjacking Leads to Wild Chase in Manhattan – No “Carjacking” Charge

August 24, 2015

A wild carjacking took place in New York this week. Police say that a 41-year old man approached a woman driving an SUV on a street in upper Manhattan and threatened her with a brick. She apparently complied with the man’s demand and exited the vehicle, at which point he allegedly jumped in the car and drove it to East Harlem. At that point the man’s wife flagged down a patrol car and told the […] Read On

Brooklyn Bank Robbed Twice in Two Days – By the Same Bandit

July 25, 2012

According to a July 24 article in the New York Daily News, a Williamsburg branch of Chase Bank was robbed twice this week, allegedly by the same person. The robberies took place on Monday and Tuesday afternoon, and in both cases the bandit, who was caught on surveillance cameras, handed a teller a note demanding cash. No weapon was displayed during either of the holdups. We can’t speculate on why, having apparently decided that robbing […] Read On