Police say a group of teens on bikes have been responsible for seven robberies in Riverside Park over several weeks. Police in the 20, 26 and 28 precincts have stepped up uniformed patrols round the clock as a result. A patrol car makes the rounds his evening near the skate park on 108th Street in the park. Violent crime in Riverside Park has risen 30% over the last nine months. In 2015 the park reported third highest number of crimes of any city park. (Photos: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates) Click on images to enlarge.
By Geoffrey Croft
Police are searching for a group of teens on bikes wanted in a series of robberies in Riverside Park, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The group of between two and four teens, a mix of male blacks and male hispanics on bikes have struck seven times between the end of July and August 15th.