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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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Crime Watch

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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Crime Watch

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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Crime Watch

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

Attack on Lexington A man was assaulted on Lexington Avenue. At 10 PM on Friday, October 11, a man returning from work got off the subway at 77th Street and Lexington Avenue and was walking southbound on Lexington between East 77th and East 76th Streets, when two men approached and demanded his wallet and money. [&hellip
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CRIME WATCH

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in News Our Town

Attack on Lexington A man was assaulted on Lexington Avenue. At 10 PM on Friday, October 11, a man returning from work got off the subway at 77th Street and Lexington Avenue and was walking southbound on Lexington between East 77th and East 76th Streets, when two men approached and demanded his wallet and money. [&hellip
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CRIME WATCH

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

Brooch Breech Unknown persons removed two brooches from a woman’s dresser. Sometime between 10:30 AM and 3 PM on Friday, September 13, someone removed two Cartier brooches from the dresser in the bedroom of a 72-year-old woman living on Central Park West. The woman told police that some repairs were being made in her apartment [&hellip
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CRIME WATCH

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

Getaway Stroller Three people abandoned a child after attempting to shoplift items from a store using a baby stroller. At 2:30 PM on Monday, October 7, a 20-year-old man, a 28-year-old man, and a 23-year-old woman entered a chain drug store on Broadway and concealed merchandise in a stroller holding a one-year-old child. The three [&hellip
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