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Flicks Fix Someone stole a woman’s wallet in a movie theater. At 7 PM on Saturday, January 25, a 19-year-old woman was attending a movie in a theater on Broadway when she realized that her wallet was missing. Unauthorized charges turned up later on her credit cards. MacBook Woe A woman’s laptop was taken from [&hellip
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Left in the Church Someone stole a woman’s property in a church. At 1 PM on Sunday, January 19, a 66-year-old woman working in a church on Central Park West realized that somebody had stolen her purse containing a Samsung Galaxy cell phone, her driver’s license, credit cards, and a Kindle tablet. The total value [&hellip
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Edison Con A small business was scammed by someone posing as a representative of Con Edison. At 12 noon on Friday, January 10, a local business received a call from someone claiming to be a representative of Con Edison, advising the firm that they owed the utility $1,500 and if they did not wire-transfer the [&hellip
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iSnatch Someone snatched a woman’s iPhone on the street. At 9 PM on Monday, January 6, a 40-year-old woman was walking on Broadway and 66th Street, when an unknown perpetrator grabbed her iPhone and fled the scene. The iPhone was valued at $600. Stand and Deliver A newsstand on Broadway was broken into and burgled. [&hellip
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Stripped On Saturday, December 28, a thief made off with shoplifted merchandise from a drugstore on Amsterday Avenue. At 7:30 PM, the unknown perpetrator nabbed $2,500 worth of test strips and Mucinex from a drugstore on Amsterdam Avenue. Store video is available of the incident. Parked and Picked Property was stolen from a parked car. [&hellip
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Wake-Up Haul A man was mugged on the street early in the morning. At 7:30 AM on December 11, a 50-year-old man was walking down 59th Street when two 20-year-old men approached him and said, “Do not move!” They put their hands inside his pockets and removed $30 in cash. Copped Computer A woman’s apartment [&hellip
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Ladder Night Sinner A man was awakened at night by an intruder. Just after midnight on Saturday, December 7, an 82-year-old man was sleeping in his apartment on West 77th Street, when an unknown man entered the second-floor apartment through the window, using a ladder to climb up from the outside rear of the building. [&hellip
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Roving Rover Someone stole a woman’s SUV on Central Park West. At 9:30 AM on Monday, November 25, a 27-year-old woman from Amherst, Massachusetts parked her vehicle on Central Park West. When she returned on December 1 at 9 PM, she found that the vehicle was missing. There was no broken glass at the scene, [&hellip
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Bags Bagged A man shoplifted seven bags from a department store on Broadway. At 7:20 PM on Thursday, November 21, a man put seven pieces of luggage into a brown laundry bag and fled the store; video is available of the theft. The man fled southbound on Broadway. The items stolen were seven pieces of [&hellip
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Plumbing the Depths Expensive plumbing fixtures were taken from a woman’s apartment on West 86th Street. Several contractors had been doing work in the apartment of the 59-year-old woman between 10 AM on Tuesday, October 1 and 3 PM, November 13, when some plumbing fixtures went missing. There were no signs of forced entry. The [&hellip
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