Salon Snatch

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

A man stole two iPhones from a nail salon on York Avenue. At 1:20 PM on Tuesday, August 27, a man walked into the salon and removed two iPhones from the counter when the store’s owner, a 29-year-old woman, was not looking. He then fled on foot. A 33-year-old male salon worker then chased down [&hellip
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Showdown at the Salad Store

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One man assaulted another who was trying to get his money back in a deal gone wrong. At 3:05 PM on Tuesday, August 27, a 45-year-old man was punched in the face numerous times by a 25-year-old man of his acquaintance outside a salad store on Third Avenue. The victim suffered a bloody lip and [&hellip
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Grabbed and Grounded

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Another woman was pulled to the ground and her iPhone taken. At 11:25 AM on Monday, August 26, a 28-year-old woman was walking on the northwest corner of First Avenue and East 90th Street looking at her phone, when a 20-year-old man approached her from behind, grabbed her left arm, and pulled her to the [&hellip
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Sneaker Snatch

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

A man was arrested after using counterfeit credit cards to make purchases. At 12:30 PM on Tuesday, August 20, a 25-year-old man was observed using counterfeit credit cards to make purchases exceeding $3,500 at a luxury department store on Madison Avenue. The man was arrested and charged with grand larceny. Six other credit cards were [&hellip
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Credit-Card Caper

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

Fraudulent charges were made to a man’s credit card in Canada. At 7 AM on Friday, August 2, a man living on East 79th Street received a call from American Express to verify the authenticity of nineteen charges totaling $13,394.17 made to his credit card in Canada. The man replied that he had not been [&hellip
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Cell Robber Gets a Cell

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

A man was arrested after snatching a woman’s cell phone. At 7:35 PM on Saturday, August 17, the 24-year-old woman was walking northbound on Third Avenue with her cell phone in her hand, when a 24-year-old man came up in front of her and grabbed her cell before running southbound on Third Avenue and then [&hellip
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Craigslist Crime

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A man paid for an item advertised on craigslist with counterfeit bills. At 4:57 PM on Thursday, August 8, a 35-year-old man met a 25-year-old man at the northeast corner of Second Avenue and East 59th Street to sell a Canon EF lens he had advertised on craigslist, valued at $1,200. The two men made [&hellip
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Fare Beater

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

A passenger attempted to stiff a yellow cab driver on his fare. At 1:18 AM on Tuesday, August 13, a 27-year-old male taxi driver picked up a male passenger with long blonde hair at Sixth Avenue and Houston Street and drove him to First Avenue and East 79th Street. When they arrived at that destination, [&hellip
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Transfer Treachery

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

A large amount of money was transferred electronically out of a woman’s bank account. At 3 PM on Tuesday, August 13, a 75-year-old woman living on East 65th Street was notified by her daughter, with whom she had a joint bank account, that unknown persons had contacted their bank and used the older woman’s personal [&hellip
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