The robbery happens quickly and occurs at the very beginning of the clip, so don’t blink.
A slow motion massacre is playing out on the streets of New York City. This has prompted a Brooklyn cop who asked not to be identified to say:
“Mr. Mayor, it is time to stop calling New York the safest big city.”
The NYPD needs the public’s help identifying three teenagers that robbed and punched an elderly woman in the East Village. The woman is 74 years-old.
Security footage before 7 p.m. on September 3, 2020, shows three teenagers, all black, two males and one female, between the ages of 14-18, walking past the elderly victim on East 14th Street.
That’s when one of the members in the group snatched the woman’s purse. She turns to confront the robber, but he punched her in the face, and she fell to the ground. The kid dropped her purse, and then all three teenagers fled the scene according to Fox 5 New York.
The video is one of those that if the viewer blinks they miss the action. They only see the kids running away.
The above video shows the three teenagers walking down the street. In the left hand side there is black female wearing a white romper and her hair is in a ponytail.
To her right is a male teenager wearing white pants and a black shirt. To his right is a black male wearing red pants and a dark shirt. Behind him is the victim, in jeans, a white t-shirt, and a hat, reaching out to confront him.
She is also black.
The kid in the red pants and blue shirt has effectively punched the woman in the white t-shirt. She is in mid-fall on the littered concrete.
The kid in black with the white pants turns to see what just happened. The girl in the white romper quickens her pace and heads towards the cross walk.
To the far right we see a kid with a backpack, viewing what just occurred, and another woman, in jeans and a gray shirt bending down.
The kid in the red pants follows the woman in the white romper towards the cross walk.
The teen in white pants then turns around and looks at the woman who has fallen to the ground. She’s stunned and face down.
The woman who had been hit then sits up and the teen in white pants turns to join his friends running away.
The New York Police Department said:
“Although the victim sustained bruising and swelling to her face and cuts and scrapes to her hands, she refused medical attention.”
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), on the Crime Stoppers website at NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on via Twitter: @NYPDTips.
A slow motion massacre is playing out on the streets of New York City.
The city hit a tragic milestone this weekend with more than 1,000 shootings so far this year. The number already surpasses the 2019 total, and there are still months to go in 2020.
Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio’s city saw a surge in crime in August, in particular.
Statistics from the New York City Police Department say there were 242 shootings in August 2020, compared to 91 shooting incidents in August 2019. That is a 166% increase.
Year to date, there has been an 87% increase from 2019, with 1,014 shootings compared to 541 at this point last year.
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