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No Trace of the Bracelet A woman’s gold bracelet was snatched from her side while she was distracted by downward dog. At 11:30 AM on Saturday, February 22, a 26-year-old woman attending a yoga class on West 77th Street removed her gold bracelet and put it on the floor next to her while she was [&hellip
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Hand Off Someone swiped a woman’s handbag. At 2:30 PM on Monday, February 10, a 22-year-old woman was in a chain coffee shop on Broadway when she realized that someone had stolen her bag. The contents of the bag included $42 in cash and a number of credit cards. Video is available of the incident. [&hellip
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Ex Mucinex Perpetrators stole Mucinex and prescription drugs from a drug store. At 10 PM on Sunday, February 2, three individuals entered a chain drug store on Broadway and stole more than $3,000 worth of drugs. ideo is available of the incident. Daybreak-in Someone stole a laptop from a business office early in the morning. [&hellip
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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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