#USA Violent thugs who brutally beat off-duty veteran NYPD cop wanted in 19 robberies #USNews
A veteran police. who is preventing for his life after he was violently mugged on Tuesday throughout his morning jog in the Bronx, was carried out by a suspected three-man crew that allegedly robbed 5 different those who evening and a complete of 19 this month.
Tuesday’s spree started shortly after midnight after they allegedly carjacked a livery driver’s Honda at gunpoint, police sources stated.
Police sources inform DailyMail.com that the identical Honda was used for the assault on the officer, an 18-year veteran assigned to the Central Park precinct who was operating by means of the Soundview district at 10:50 a.m.
Officer Muhammad Chowdhury was repeatedly struck in the top earlier than the boys stole his cellphone, automotive keys and pockets, was found mendacity on the sidewalk bleeding from his ear on Olmstead Avenue, between Lafayette and Turnbull Avenues.
The officer was taken to Jacobi hospital and identified with a fractured cranium and bleeding from the mind.
His cranium was cracked in the course of the theft and he has just lately been taken off a respirator and may speak.
A bunch of thugs (pictured) beat an off-duty Officer Muhammad Chowdhury
A bystander advised police that the person – who had no ID on him and was not instantly acknowledged as a member of the NYPD – had been attacked by three black males, who then sped away in a black Honda Accord.
Sources stated it’s believed to be the identical 2016 Honda that was stolen at 12:40am on Tuesday, exterior De Kruif Place in Co-Op City in the Bronx. The 52-year-old livery driver was answering a service name when two males entered his automotive, one flashing a gun and ordering him to exit.
Another car pulled up and blocked him in, then a 3rd armed man appeared. The assailants stole his cell telephones, bank cards, $500 money and a watch earlier than driving off.
Six hours later, the trio allegedly attacked their subsequent sufferer. At 6:45am, on the nook of Barnes Avenue and Pelham Parkway South in the Bronx, a 39-year-old man was approached by three people in a black Honda sedan. One held the sufferer from behind, whereas one other punched him in the face. A 3rd man stole his pockets, containing ID, a debit automotive and $150.
Less than an hour later, a 55-year-old man was mugged elsewhere in the Bronx by three males on Watson Avenue, one displaying a knife whereas one other pummeled the sufferer. They stole his pockets and $25, then fled in the black Honda.
Minutes later, there have been two apparently linked robberies exterior the identical constructing on Quimby Avenue. A 36-year-old man was slashed in the elbow as a trio stole his pockets and $40. Meanwhile, a 32-year-old girl had her purse stolen at knifepoint. The perpetrators fled in the black Honda.
One of the perpetrators was seen carrying a black hoodie
It was three hours later that they allegedly attacked the officer in the Soundview district. They fled westbound on Turnbull Avenue.
The officer was unable to face or converse when he was discovered.
Mayor Eric Adams visited the hospital on Tuesday evening.
The spree started August 1 when a gaggle of males in a Toyota Rav4 pulled alongside a 35-year-old man on Lurting Avenue in the Bronx, flashed a knife, punched the sufferer in the attention then drove off in his Hyundai Sonata.
They struck once more on August 5 round 5pm on Morgan Avenue, attacking a 51-year-old male inside a BMW.
They approached the BMW man with two firearms and and eliminated him from his automotive and took his cellphone earlier than fleeing.
The ruthless group attacked twice on August 7, on Latting Street and Baychester Avenue. The first incident came about round 10pm, the place they attacked a 58-year-old male inside a Mercedes-Benz. They approached him with a gun and he refused to go away his automotive, driving away.
Just half-hour later, they had been recognizing once more carjacking a 44-year-old male in a BMW, telling him: ‘We want the automotive, we want the automotive.’
Their largest crime day got here on August 8, beginning shortly earlier than 5pm and going till 11.30pm they usually attacked 5 individuals.
Shortly earlier than 5pm, the three boys cutoff a 51-year-old male and stole his cellphone and punched him in the top. They fled westbound on 115 Road towards Farmers Boulevard.
The sufferer had a head damage however refused medical consideration.
Nearly the entire robberies came about in the Bronx, with the perpetrators in a number of cases making an attempt to power drivers out of their luxurious vehicles, together with a BMW and Mercedes, and stealing their belongings.
The spree comes because the Big Apple is experiencing a spike in crime. Citywide, reported robberies are up 39 % and crime general 36 % by means of August 21, in accordance with the newest NYPD statistics. In the Bronx, robberies have spiked 43 %, and crime is up 31 % by means of August 21.