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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

So Low in Soho There were more reports this week of shoplifting incidents in Soho stores. At 4:15 PM on Friday, November 29, a man entered a store on Mercer Street and stole two pairs of sunglasses. Video is available of the incident. The stolen sunglasses were products of Cutler and Gross, one pair valued [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Malled Fraudulent charges appeared on four store accounts opened without a local man’s permission. At 8 PM on October 24, a 39-year-old man living on East 95th Street received a statement on a credit card account for which he never applied. He then contacted a credit bureau, where he discovered that between October 21 and [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Bags Bagged A man shoplifted seven bags from a department store on Broadway. At 7:20 PM on Thursday, November 21, a man put seven pieces of luggage into a brown laundry bag and fled the store; video is available of the theft. The man fled southbound on Broadway. The items stolen were seven pieces of [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Shoplifting in Soho A man shoplifted a fur coat from a clothing boutique on Mercer Street. At 1:40 PM on Wednesday, November 20, a man entered the store and looked around as if he was shopping. He examined and removed a tan fur coat hanging on a rack and, when no one was looking, left [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Down and Out Someone stole a wallet from a hospital patient. At 9 AM on Saturday, November 23, a 30-year-old male patient in a hospital on York Avenue received a call from an American Express representative who alerted him to suspicious charges. The patient then went to look for his wallet and found it was [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Duffel Difficulties Someone stole a woman’s duffel bag from a diner on Amsterdam Avenue. At 8:30 PM on Thursday, November 7, a 32-year-old woman placed the bag on a ledge next to her table in the diner. When she got up to leave about an hour later, she realized that her bag was gone, along with [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Outfoxed Someone stole valuable equipment from a local television news van. While an employee was working in a news van, an unknown person entered the vehicle through the side door without permission and removed property. The employee was unable to give any description of the perpetrator or the latter’s direction of flight. The items stolen [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

No Dyes A man held up a bank on East 86th Street. At 9:46 AM on Saturday, November 9, a man approached the teller window in the bank and passed a note stating, “This is a robbery. I have a gun. Give me large bills.” He also said, “This is for you. Large bills. No [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Lock Your Doors, People! Someone stole property from the apartment of a woman living on West 64th Street. At 5 PM on Saturday, October 12, a 47-year-old woman left her apartment door unlocked and went out for a few hours. When she returned, she noticed items of property missing. There was no video available of [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Larceny and New Lace Someone shoplifted merchandise from a clothing store on West Broadway. At 11:20 AM on Saturday November 2, an unknown perpetrator entered the store, removed merchandise without permission or authorization, and fled in an unknown direction. There were no cameras in the store, nor were there any witnesses to the incident. The [&hellip
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