Crime Watch

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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

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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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Crime Watch

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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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Crime Watch

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POLICE ADVISORY TO APPLE CELL PHONE USERS The NYPD strongly urges Apple iPhone users to download the new IOS7 operating system FREE. With IOS7 installed on your phone, your phone cannot be reprogrammed without an authorized Apple ID and password. This makes the phone useless to thieves. Visit www.apple.com for the FREE download. Fake IRS [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

CRIME ALERT FROM THE 19TH PRECINCT: WARNING TO NEIGHBORHOOD SHOP AND RESTAURANT OWNERS! Once again police have been seeing a pattern of robbery in which security gates are jimmied, cash registers are broken open, and cash stolen. Shopkeepers are urged to follow these precautions: 1) Do NOT leave cash in the register when you close [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Special Delivery A weapon was found in a public mailbox. At 11:30 AM on Monday, September 9, a postal carrier found a weapon in the mailbox on the Southeast corner of Park Avenue and East 94th Street. The weapon was a 32 caliber Smith & Wesson Premier handgun. Ambulette Assault An ambulette driver assaulted another [&hellip
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Shades Shoplifted

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A man was arrested for shoplifting swanky sunglasses. At 3:19 PM on Monday, September 2, a police officer was informed by store security at a luxury department store on Madison Avenue that a 43-year-old man was in possession of a pair of stolen sunglasses. The man was searched, and two additional pairs of sunglasses were [&hellip
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Barbed Robbery

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Two young men were arrested after trying to rob a teenager of his iPhone. At 5:40 PM on Sunday, September 1, a 21-year-old and a 20-year-old man attempted to verbally intimidate a 13-year-old boy at the northeast corner of East End Avenue and East 84th Street. They were trying to get the boy to give [&hellip
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Tax Fraud Foiled

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An attempt to file a fraudulent tax return was thwarted. At 5 PM on Friday, August 30, a 53-year-old woman living on Third Avenue received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that unknown perpetrators had attempted to file a 2011 tax return in her name but were unsuccessful. The IRS is conducting its [&hellip
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