A Kick Does the Trick

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At 9:46 PM on Friday, June 7, a 29-year-old woman was walking on Fifth Avenue and East 89th Street when an unknown man dressed all in black and wearing a black ski mask approached her from behind, grabbed her arm, told her she was being mugged, and demanded that she hand over her wallet. The [&hellip
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Ultimate Crime

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At 12:27 PM on Friday, June 7, a 66-year-old woman was pumping gas at a station on First Avenue and 96th Street. She had her back turned when a 20-year-old man crouched down by the passenger’s side of her car and opened the passenger’s side front door. He then reached in, took her purse, and [&hellip
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Impersonation Crimes

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On the morning of Wednesday, May 8, a man claiming to be “Police Detective Frank Dessner” called an elderly woman living on East 70th Street and requested cash to be used in an investigation. The woman withdrew $25,000 from her bank account and gave it to a man she thought was working with the detective. [&hellip
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