The three attacks took place between 1:50 am and 2:13 am on June 6, according to police. It happened on Randall Avenue, Barretto Street and East 149th Street. NBC New York.
The first robbery took place at a grocery store on Randall Avenue. The man approached the cart and showed the gun to the 38-year-old woman who was driving it. He demanded money, took about $70 and then fled on a motor scooter. Surveillance footage shows him pulling up and placing a gun on the counter, sticking his hand into a tip jar and demanding cash.
Just 2 minutes later, the NYPD reported that the same perpetrator approached a 51-year-old man on Barretto Street and demanded money from him. The scooter rider grabbed about $110 and then fled again.
The last robbery in the series took place just before 2:15 a.m. at a check-cashing facility on East 149th Street. The robber entered and gave the 60-year-old employee a note demanding money. Then he showed the gun. According to the police, the employee did not give anything, so the man left with nothing. None of the three cases reported physical harm.
The police are trying to find out if these three robberies are related to other in brooklyn
On Sunday, the woman was walking around 57th Street and 8th Avenue. Around 23:20 p.m., two people on a moped approached her from behind. One of the suspects removed her purse from her shoulder and threw the woman face down on the pavement.
The victim was taken to the Maimonides Medical Center with injuries to her face and right hand. The two suspects fled with a purse containing the woman's mobile phone and about $700.
Police are looking for suspects, so far no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the NYPD Crime Squad Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
All calls are strictly confidential.