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Garbage Men Part Two One of two men posing as sanitation workers was arrested for robbing a bar. Replaying an incident from two weeks before, two men posed as sanitation workers on Friday, January 17, at 8AM. While one of the men distracted an employee of a bar on Murray Street, threatening to ticket the [&hellip
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Unsanitary Two men posing as sanitation workers burglarized a bar. At 8:30 AM on Monday, December 30, the men accosted the owner of a nightclub on Beekman Street outside the establishment. One of the men distracted the owner, threatening to write a summons for garbage left on the street, while the other fake sanitation worker [&hellip
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Idle Threat Someone drove off in a food vendor’s van. At 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 28, a 49-year-old man had left his 2006 blue Ford van idling on Canal Street with the keys in the ignition. All of a sudden, an unknown person jumped into the vehicle and drove off westbound on Canal Street. [&hellip
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Beauty Booty A woman stole another woman’s coat from a nail salon. At 5:05 PM on Friday, December 13, a 30-year-old woman entered the salon, placed her jacket on a coat rack in the back of the establishment, and proceeded to get her nails done. She last saw her coat at 6:05 PM. When she [&hellip
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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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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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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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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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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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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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