NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! According to a local newspaper, residents of an apartment building in the Morrisania section of the Bronx claim that teenage gangs have been frightening them recently.
Nydia Carrero, 63, a tenant of the apartments on East 169th Street, told WABC that she was recently accosted by a bunch.
She told the local news source, “They were kicking me in my side, kicking me on this side, striking me in the back, trying to get my face.”
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According to data from the NYPD, crime in the Bronx has increased dramatically in 2022, with robberies up 43.4%, felony assaults up 23%, and burglaries up 38.3% compared to the same period in 2021.
Victor Gonzalez, a 60-year-old resident of the Bronx apartment complex, told WABC that the issue is only growing worse.
Gonzalez told the local media, “It’s a disgrace. “We have been informed that they want to return and set the building on fire. It is absurd.”