Man robbed at knifepoint in Inwood

Threatened by six on bicycles on Doughty Boulevard


A 25 year old man was robbed of an unspecified amount of money and his Samsung cell phone on Doughty Boulevard in Inwood at 5:25 a.m. on Aug. 5, according to police.

Walking on Doughty Boulevard, the man was approached by another man on a bicycle, which pulled out a black-colored knife and demanded money, police said.

Then five more men, also on bikes approached and one of them — described as being 20 years old with red shorts —waved a white metal bat and demanded money and the cell phone, according to police. The half dozen alleged robbers fled north on Doughty Boulevard on the bikes. No injuries were reported.

Police are asking that anyone with information about this incident call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477. All calls are kept confidential.