Captain Manson, 104th Precinct, called to alert us to two crimes in our area:
- 53rd Avenue/72nd Street - 10/15, Wednesday morning at 12:10 am a 25-year old Asian-Pacific male was approached by a youth who asked to borrow his cell phone. When the victim hesitated, the youth said if he didn't hand over the phone he would stab him. The perpetrator displayed a black & gray knife. He fled after taking $20 from the victim's pocket. The 104th Precinct responded and after a canvas arrested the perpetrator who was 15-years old and who had no prior arrests. The perpetrator, who is now in jail, lives in the confines of the 104th Precinct but is not from our area.
- 68th Street/53rd Drive - crime reported on 10/15 but occurred on 10/7 - unlocked vehicle broken into - two credit cards were removed from wallet left in glove compartment.
The following was sent to us by PO Jimenez, 104th Precinct Community Affairs. If you know anyone who lives or works in Ridgewood, please pass this along.
On Wednesday, 10/15/2014 at approximately 2:45 pm at Fairview Avenue & Himrod Street, 2 female students walking home from I.S. 93 (Forest Ave. & Putnam Ave) came upon an unknown male exposing himself. The male was described as a male , hispanic, 18yrs., 5' 9", 146 lbs., med skin tone with pimpled face. As the 2 females walked passed this individual he covered his genitles but then asked these 2 females for their names and age, the 2 females then continued to walk pass him and that was the extent of of the conversation and interaction between this unknown male and 2 females.
The 104th Pct wants anyone who may have been at that vicinity around the time of this incident who may have seen this individual or anyone else who has any information pertaining to this individual to please call the 104th Pct. Detective Squad at 718-386-2723, thank you.
Roe Daraio, President
Comet Civic Association