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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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Crime Watch

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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Crime Watch

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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Crime Watch

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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Crime Watch

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

Hugger Mugger A woman came up to a man on the street, hugged him — and picked his pocket. At 6 PM on Saturday, November 2, an unknown woman came up to an 80-year-old man at the northwest corner of East 60th Street and Third Avenue, hugged him — and surreptitiously removed his wallet from [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Unpacking Sacking A woman’s bag was stolen as she was unpacking her car. At 12 noon on Thursday, October 3, a 56-year-old woman was on Church Street unpacking plants from her vehicle for a movie set, leaving her black handbag on the floor of the vehicle on the front passenger’s side. At 2 PM, after [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Removed During Renovation A bag of property went missing during a woman’s move. A 51-year-old woman hired a moving company to transfer belongings from her permanent address on West 84th Street to her temporary address on West 71st Street while the permanent residence was being renovated. The move took place on Thursday, October 21 between [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Sweeptake A woman on East 74th Street became the victim of a sweepstakes scam. At 9 AM on Monday, October 21, a 75-year-old woman living on East 74th Street provided her Social Security and American Express account numbers to an unknown person who claimed to be calling from the Bank of America on behalf of [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Packing Air A man was arrested for shoplifting merchandise from a store on West Broadway. At 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, a 55-year-old man was observed removing merchandise from the store without permission. He was arrested and charged with grand larceny, and an air pistol was recovered from his back right pocket. He had [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Box-Cutting Burglars Three men displayed box cutters before stealing merchandise from a clothing store. At 9:40 p.m. on Friday, October 18, three 30-year-old men entered a chain clothing store on Third Avenue and removed store merchandise after brandishing box cutters. One of the men told a store loss-prevention officer, “We poke you out!” Another said, [&hellip
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