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

Hail Storm A man was injured in a fight over a taxi. At 8 PM on Saturday, December 14, a 51-year-old man was looking for a cab on York Avenue. When one pulled over to pick him up, another man jumped in front of him to steal his ride. The two men exchanged words and [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

File Under “Suspicious Activity” Police have spotted a burglary pattern in southern Manhattan, citing three incidents – all apparently the work of one man. Over Thanksgiving weekend, two restaurants were broken into in the same building between Cedar and Pine Streets. In both break-ins, the intruder, who was wearing what appeared to be an ID tag [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Ladder Night Sinner A man was awakened at night by an intruder. Just after midnight on Saturday, December 7, an 82-year-old man was sleeping in his apartment on West 77th Street, when an unknown man entered the second-floor apartment through the window, using a ladder to climb up from the outside rear of the building. [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Roving Rover Someone stole a woman’s SUV on Central Park West. At 9:30 AM on Monday, November 25, a 27-year-old woman from Amherst, Massachusetts parked her vehicle on Central Park West. When she returned on December 1 at 9 PM, she found that the vehicle was missing. There was no broken glass at the scene, [&hellip
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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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Crime Watch

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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