Fit Hit

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

Someone removed a woman’s credit card from the bag she had left in a fitness facility locker. At 5:30 PM on Sunday, May 12, a 24-year-old woman left her bag in an unlocked and unattended locker while she attended class at the fitness facility on East 63rd Street. Sometime after she left the facility at [&hellip
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XXL Fraud

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A man was arrested after using forged and stolen credit cards to make purchases in a luxury department store on Madison Avenue. At 3:27 PM on Sunday, July 28, a 22-year-old man used the suspect cards in three different transactions. He tried to make two additional transactions but was declined. He left the store and [&hellip
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Bald Baddie

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

Someone stole a woman’s purse from a restaurant on Second Avenue. At 11:40 PM on Friday, July 26, a 36-year-old woman from Stroudsburg, PA placed her pocketbook on the back of her chair while dining. At some point, she turned around to check her bag and found that it was gone. The restaurant manager checked [&hellip
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Newsstand News

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Two burglars stole cash and cigarettes from a newsstand on York Avenue. At 7:04 PM on Sunday, July 21, a 20-year-old man entered the store and displayed a firearm, while another 20-year-old man went behind the counter and took $1,000 plus two cartons of Marlboro cigarettes valued at $230. One of the robbers also asked [&hellip
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Credit Card Carnage

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

A 35-year-old woman living on East 74th Street became the victim of multiple credit card frauds. At 6 PM on Sunday, July 21, the woman returned to her home and checked her mail to find that she had received Best Buy, Home Depot, and Macy’s cards. Upon calling these companies, she heard that unknown persons [&hellip
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Lotto Looters

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

A man was robbed after buying lottery tickets. At 2 PM on Tuesday, July 23, a 77-year-old man had just bought lottery tickets at a kiosk on the northeast corner of Second Avenue and 94th Street when he felt someone reach into his pants pocket from behind. The man lost his balance and fell to [&hellip
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Thievery Thwarted Part Two

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Possibly the same thief tried to steal another woman’s cell phone the same evening. At 7:24 PM on Tuesday, July 23, a 60-year-old woman was walking on East 93rd Street texting on her phone when an unknown 20-year-old woman with long brown hair grabbed the older woman’s hands and pulled at her black iPhone 4S. [&hellip
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Thievery Thwarted

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A woman wearing a ponytail attempted to steal another woman’s cell phone. At 8 PM on Tuesday, July 23, a 36-year-old woman was walking on the northeast corner of Third Avenue and 95th Street when another woman with long brown hair in a ponytail came up from behind and grabbed the first woman’s arm where [&hellip
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Fraudulent Phone Account

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

Someone opened a Verizon account in the name of a 45-year-old man living on East 84th Street. At 9 AM on Tuesday, July 9, the man received a package from Verizon. When he looked inside, he found that someone had used his Social Security number to open the account without his permission or authorization
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