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

No House, No Watch A man’s gold watch went missing during a move. At 1 PM on Tuesday, October 1, a 36-year-old man was evicted from his apartment on West 67th Street by the City Marshall. The building management employed a moving company to transport the man’s property to a location on East 170th street [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Watch Heist A man shoplifted an expensive watch. At 11:45 AM on Friday, October 4, a man entered a jewelry store on Broadway and asked about some watches in the front display. The store clerk assisted the man, who tried on three watches. After putting the third watch on the man’s wrist, the clerk went [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Health-Food Robbery A man held up two nutrition store employees at gunpoint. At 9:15 PM on Friday, October 4, a 20-year-old male employee at a chain nutrition store on Lexington Avenue reported that a 21-year-old man had entered the store. Another store employee, a 23-year-old man, asked the customer if he needed help, and the [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Con Ed Con A man was scammed by an individual impersonating an employee from Con Edison. At 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, a 51-year-old Queens man working on Broadway received the latest in a series of calls from an individual impersonating an employee from Con Edison, stating that the victim owed Con Edison money [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Vandam Varmint A thief snatched a woman’s bag on Vandam Street. At 2 a.m. on Monday, September 30, a 31-year-old woman from Brooklyn was walking in a dark part of Vandam Street toward Sixth Avenue, when an unknown perpetrator snatched her bag off her shoulder and fled west toward Varick Street. One fraudulent charge of [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Withdrawal Pains Someone accessed a woman’s bank account and made an unauthorized withdrawal. At 9 a.m. on Monday, September 30, a 46-year-old woman living on East 71st Street was informed by her bank of a $2,400 withdrawal. She was told that a woman had entered the bank’s branch at West 61st Street and Broadway and [&hellip
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