Gang Bang

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A 59-year-old man was set upon by a gang of 10 men. He was walking home at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 65th Street Thursday, June 27, at 11:15 PM, when the men approached him, yelling, “Give me your money!” The man replied that he had no money, at which point the gang [&hellip
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Undelivered

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A FedEx package was delivered to a 41-year-old woman’s building but never delivered to her apartment. The doorman in her Riverside Boulevard building signed for the package in the afternoon of Tuesday, June 11. But then the woman never received the package from the doorman. The doorman had no recollection of her specific package, because [&hellip
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Receiver Ransom

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A 29-year-old man’s cell phone was held for ransom. On Monday, July 1 at 2 AM, the man got out of a taxi on West 60th Street between Broadway and Columbus and realized that he had left his phone in the cab. He called his phone, and a man answered, saying, “Meet me on 96th [&hellip
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Scotts Stolen

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At 10 a.m. April 1, a 56-year-old man found his bike missing from the basement storage facility in his building on Riverside Boulevard. He had last seen the bike a month before, on March 1. This was the second bike he had had stolen in recent months. His previous bike had been taken on October [&hellip
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One Delivery Too Many

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At 6 a.m. Saturday, June 22, an unknown person entered through the front door of a restaurant that had been left open for deliveries on Amsterdam Avenue. The unauthorized intruder took cash and the cash register and then left the restaurant through the same open front door. Camera surveillance of the robbery is available. Stolen [&hellip
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Wallet Woe

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Just before noon on Thursday, June 20, a 40-year-old woman paid for items in a deli on West End Avenue and accidentally left her wallet behind on the counter. When she returned to the store about twenty minutes later, she found her wallet was no longer where she had left it. The store manager looked [&hellip
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Suzuki Snatched

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At 2 a.m. Saturday, June 22, a 28-year-old man parked his motorcycle on West 74th Street in front of his apartment building. When he returned to the parking spot at 9 the next morning, he discovered his bike was missing. Police searched the area but were unable to locate his wheels. The missing bike was [&hellip
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Take-ation

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At 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, a 57-year-old woman left her apartment on West 69th Street to go on vacation. When she returned home June 5 at 10:30 p.m., she noticed that her gold chain and earrings were missing. She also discovered that someone had cashed two checks on her bank account totaling $7,000. The [&hellip
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