Terrifying moment mob attacks man in Brooklyn subway station and robs him of $7,500 worth of jewelry
Terrifying Moment When Mafia Attacks Man in Brooklyn Subway, Robbing Him of $7,500 Value Jewelery
- Five young men assaulted a shirtless man at the Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway tube station around 3:30 a.m. on May 18
- The men stole his bag, which contained $7,550 worth of jewelry. It’s unclear if they knew what was in the bag
- The 47-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and the five robbers are still in custody and are believed to be between the ages of 16 and 20.
- Overall, crime in the Big Apple has continued to rise, up 37 percent and robberies at 39 percent
A mob attacked a man in a Brooklyn subway station and robbed him of $7,500 worth of jewelry as the Big Apple continues to rot.
A group of what appears to be five young men were seen assaulting a shirtless man at the Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway tube station around 3:30 a.m. May 18, according to newly released surveillance footage.
Police said the group at the station had a verbal conflict with the 47-year-old victim and it quickly turned physical.
The group allegedly punched and kicked the man in the head and body before stealing his bag, which reportedly contained $7,550 worth of jewelry.
It is not clear whether the men knew what was in the bag.
The victim, whose identity has not been established, was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The five young men are still at large and the NYPD described them as between 16 and 20 years old.
Five young men assault a shirtless man at Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway subway station around 3:30 a.m. May 18
The men can be seen tossing the 47-year-old victim around the subway station before stealing his purse, which contained $7,550 worth of jewelry. It is unclear whether the suspect knew what was in the bag
DailyMail.com has contacted the NYPD for comment.
The blatant robberies come as no surprise to New Yorkers, as total crime is up a whopping 37 percent.
Robberies alone are up nearly 40 percent, as are rapes and crimes, which are up 15 and 19 percent, respectively.
Transit crime is skyrocketing at 52 percent — nearly 40 percent more than in the first half of last year.
Mayor Eric Adams, 61, has received a huge response from New Yorkers, who are growing increasingly fearful as daylight crimes and gun violence increase.
The five men are still at large and the NYPD described them as between 16 and 20 years old
The mayor recently spent three hours on the subway and said he didn’t care what he saw.
“Let me tell you something: When I started investigating this, I was shocked at how bad this place is,” Adams told the Post earlier this month.
Mayor Adams said he first knew he needed to do something about subway crime about three weeks into office.
“It was probably the third — third or fourth week of January. I’ve spent a lot of time in the office,” he said. “And I started peeling off layers and what it started to reveal to me is how we just had this good shell, but underneath — it’s bad.”
Crime has soared in NYC, with a 39 percent increase over last year and a 37 percent increase in overall crime
The New York City subway is operated by the New York City Transit Authority, which comes under the state’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, overseen by its chairman, Janno Lieber, who was appointed by Governor Kathy Hochul in January and confirmed by the Senate of the United States. the state.
The mayor appoints several members of the MTA board, but has little say in the operation and maintenance of the system.
The number of passengers on the subway is just under 60 percent of what it was before the pandemic, with about 3.4 million daily commuters using the system.