Sunday, October 7, 2012

Four Teens Robbed At Hudson River Park's Pier 40


By Geoffrey Croft

Four teenagers were robbed at Hudson River Park's Pier 40, NYC Park Advocates has learned.

The teens - a white and black male, ages 15,  and 14 respectively, and two white females ages, 14 and 15,  were approached by two Hispanic males who threatened to shoot them according to law enforcement sources. 

The assailants kept their hands in their waistbands and said they had a gun. 

The incident occurred on October 4th at approximately 5:15 P.M.  near W. Houston & West Streets in the park.  

The thieves, believed to be in their 20's,  stole two phones and a small amount of cash. 
They headed south on foot. 
NYPD canvassed the area with the victims. No arrests were made. 

On September 23rd, a 21-year-old female was brutally raped in Hudson River Park near Pier 25. 

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