CRIME WATCH

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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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Crime Watch

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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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Crime Watch

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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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Crime Watch

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Credit Collection A man carrying stolen credit cards was arrested for grand larceny. At 7:42 PM on Friday, September 20, a 37-year-old man was attempting to withdraw cash from an ATM on Broadway using someone else’s credit card. Police stopped him, and the man was found to be in possession of seven credit or debit [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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Sisters from Queens Robbed on King A large purse was stolen from a woman’s car on King Street. At 8:45 PM on Saturday, September 14, a 23-year-old woman from Queens parked her car on King Street and got out with her 21-year-old sister. When they returned about an hour later, they noticed that the front [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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In Dutch Someone bumped into a woman on the street and stole the purse she was wearing on her shoulder. At 3:20 PM on Thursday, September 5, a 64-year-old woman from Holland was crossing the street at the southeast corner of Dey Street and Church Street when someone bumped into her on her left side. [&hellip
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Bottles Burgled

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A man was arrested after forcibly entering a commercial establishment and removing items without permission or authority. At 1:35 AM on Tuesday, August 13, a 27-year-old man was observed forcibly entering a commercial establishment on Fulton Street. Around two minutes later, he was seen leaving the location taking items which had not been in his [&hellip
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Stolen on Stone

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Someone swiped a woman’s bag off the back of her chair in a pizza shop on Stone Street. At 1 PM on Thursday, August 29, a 21-year-old woman sat down in the shop and placed her purse on the back of the chair she was sitting in. Approximately one hour later, she realized that her [&hellip
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Checked Out II

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A woman’s purse was stolen while she was trying on clothes in the same department store on Cortland Street. At 3:40 PM on Tuesday, August 6, a 68-year-old woman was trying on clothes and walked away from her purse for five minutes. When she returned, she found the purse and its contents had been removed [&hellip
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Checked Out

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A woman’s bag was stolen in a department store on Cortland Street. At 4:40 PM on Saturday, August 10, a 74-year-old woman from Queens was shopping on the third floor of the store and left her bag next to the cash register to look at something. When she returned to get her bag, it was [&hellip
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