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The Bronx

Investigat­ors released this surveillan­ce image of a man suspected of trying to knock over a Foxhurst bodega in broad daylight.

The crook pulled a black handgun on a worker inside Neymar Candy and Grocery on Vyse Avenue near Home Street around 1:40 p.m. Oct. 4, police said.

The suspect demanded money from the clerk but fled emptyhande­d when the worker hesitated, cops said.

No injuries were reported.

The same bodega was also robbed at gunpoint in March and June.

n Four teens robbed a livery driver at a Mott Haven housing project and then threatened him with a rock when he confronted them, police said.

The suspects (right), who are all believed to be about 17, hailed the hack at the corner of Jerome Avenue and 170th Street around 4:20 a.m. Oct. 8 and asked to be taken to the Mill Brook Houses, cops said.

When they arrived at the complex on East 137th Street near St. Ann’s Avenue, the 42yearold driver noticed his cellphone was missing.

He then saw the suspect seated next to him in the front passenger seat reach into his glove box and steal his wallet, authoritie­s said.

The cabby confronted the teens, but the female suspect threatened him with a stone before running off, police said.

The victim was not injured.


Two thieves claiming to be armed robbed a pair of straphange­rs aboard a train rolling through Downtown Brooklyn, police said.

The victims, ages 20 and 21, were riding a southbound A train around 5:45 a.m. Sept. 20 when the thieves confronted them, simulated having a weapon and demanded their cellphones, cops said.

After the victims complied by handing over their iPhones and debit cards, the robbers ordered them off the train at the Jay Street stop, according to police. The suspects stayed on the train.

A surveillan­ce camera later captured images of the suspects (one pictured above) at a McDonald’s, where they used one victim’s debit card, authoritie­s said.

A man was shot in the butt in Williamsbu­rg during an attempted robbery — and doctors later found the bullet lodged in his pocket, cops said.

The victim, 29, told police he had an argument with his girlfriend and went outside to cool off on Withers Street near Manhattan Avenue around 10 a.m. Sunday, cops said.

He then noticed a man get out of a darkcolore­d car and walk toward him holding a gun, according to cops.

The robber snarled, “Give me your st,” and the victim replied, “Go fk yourself,” cops said.

The men struggled, and then the gunman let off two shots, one of which hit the victim in the buttocks, cops said.

He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors discovered the bullet had entered and exited his rear and was lodged in his pocket, police sources said. The gunman is at large.

nA 28yearold man was shot to death in East New York on Sunday, cops said.

At least one bullet pierced Troy Mitchell in the torso while he was standing on Van Siclen Avenue near Pitkin Avenue around 10:15 a.m., cops said.

The gunman was wearing a black hoodie and fled toward Pitkin Avenue, police said.

It is not immediatel­y clear what sparked the violence.


nA burglar swiped electronic­s and a designer bag from a Sunnyside apartment, authoritie­s said.

The prowler forced his way through the front door of the residence on 45th Street near Queens Boulevard just after 2:05 p.m. Oct. 4, cops said.

Once inside, he helped himself to an Apple MacBook Pro laptop, a Canon camera and a Coach bag, police said.

Investigat­ors released this surveillan­ce shot of the suspect, who was last seen wearing a newsboy cap and tinted sunglasses.

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