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Crime Watch: Break-In; Ice Cream; Clothing Thefts; Missing Rings; Stolen Wallet

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Exif_JPEG_PICTURE Compiled By Paul Bisceglio BREAK-IN, BURGLARY IN THE WEST 80’S A young man’s apartment was robbed on Sunday, Dec. 30. The 24-year-old left his West 81st Street home at 6 p.m., and when he returned at around 11 p.m. he found his door open and his lights on. A Mac laptop, $4,000 camera, TV, a [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

CrimeWatch Grape Stomp Two perps were strolling down the 1700 block of First Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 21, when they decided to grab some grapes from a stand. The duo grabbed the person working the produce stand by his shirt and punched him repeatedly in the face, causing him to have a black eye. They then [&hellip
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Residents Call Subway Construction Breeding Ground for Crime

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

James KelleherIMG_9381 But police statistics show a decrease around Second Avenue   By Amanda Woods Following the recent report of a young woman who was stabbed in broad daylight on East 86th Street near Second Avenue, some Upper East Side residents and business owners are concerned that the ongoing subway construction makes the avenue more dangerous and prone to [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

CrimeWatch2-150x150 Purse Ploy Last Thursday afternoon, two ladies strolled into a high-end luxury store in the East 60s, seemingly to browse the exquisite hand bags, shoes and other leather goods. As one of the women chatted with a sales associate about a pair of shoes she was eyeing, her companion took a leather briefcase off the [&hellip
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Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

By Rebecca Harris and Amanda Woods Purse Snatch A 33-year-old woman was taking a midnight stroll on the way to her East 90th Street home Tuesday morning when three women attacked her, knocking her to the ground in front of 303 E. 90th St. The three fled with the woman’s pink purse, containing her $220 [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Thief Sprays Clerk in Face

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Unclean Getaway Around 3 p.m. on a recent Sunday, a store clerk at a Financial District department store observed a man shoplifting on the premises. The 57-year-old clerk pursued the man, who reacted to the chase by spraying the clerk in the eyes with an unknown substance. The thief then dropped the bag containing the [&hellip
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West Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Fake Bomb Heist Last Thursday, a man walked into the Chase bank on Columbus Avenue and West 72nd Street, walked directly to a teller window and passed a note through the glass that read, “I have a bomb, pass me the money.” The teller did as she was instructed, handing over $2,000 in cash—and the [&hellip
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