Williamsbridge Oval Park to get more patrols
City officials are requesting more police patrols at Williamsbridge Oval Park following a stabbing and several arson incidents.
City Councilman Andrew Cohen and Community Board 7 sent letters to the NYPD and the Department of Parks and Recreation asking for cooperation between the 52nd Precinct and Parks Enforcement Patrol officers at the park.
The park has facilities for playing basketball, baseball, football and soccer that see a lot of use from children and families, according to area residents.
It's also known for its quiet green areas.
Parks Department officials say their commitment to safety at the park includes working alongside police.
Police say they have not made any arrests in the stabbing or the fire incidents.