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Police Blotter: Week of July 19, 2018

MONEY SACK A thief nabbed a backpack worth more than $1,750 from a Greene Street fashion boutique on July 12. An employee told police the crook waltzed into the retailer between Prince and Spring streets at 6 pm, before nabbing the ritzy, crystal-studded designer bag, and then sneaking it past the register. SUBWAY SNATCHER Some […]

HAMMER TIME Cops arrested a man for allegedly assaulting another guy with a hammer at a Prince Street construction site on July 7. The victim told police he was arguing with the suspect inside the work site near W. Broadway at 12:20 pm, when the suspect allegedly grabbed a hammer and brought it down on […]

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INFO WAR Cops are hunting the Trump-loving brute who savagely attacked a man aboard a 4 train at Chambers Street on June 4. The victim told police he confronted the suspect, who was wearing a Trump T-shirt, aboard the train near Center Street at 4:50 pm, after he spotted the man posting stickers for Infowars.com, […]

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SUBWAY NIGHTMARE Cops busted a man after he allegedly started rifling through a sleeping straphangers backpack — and then masturbating — aboard a northbound E train near Fulton Street on June 23. The arresting officer reported spotting the suspect take the 28-year-old woman’s backpack from between her legs as she dozed at 4 am, before […]

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TAKEOUT Cops are hunting the crook who robbed a W. Houston Street diner on June 17. A worker told police the thief barged into the store between Greene and Mercer streets with one hand in his pocket at 7:50 pm, demanding cash. The woman forked over $250, and the robber fled with his ill-gotten bread, […]

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LESSON IN CRIME Police arrested an NYPD school safety officer accused of stealing a woman’s handbag at Chelsea High School on June 12. The victim told police that she left her bag inside the Sixth Avenue school between Dominick and Broome streets at 2:40 pm, and returned later to find that her bag was stolen. […]

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BAD COP Cops are hunting a man accused of impersonating a cop to intimidate a man on Platt Street on May 11. The victim told police he was speaking with the suspect wearing an “NYC” ball cap near William Street at 10:15 pm, when the man allegedly announced himself as a cop and threatened to […]

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JUICE JACKED A burglar carried off a cash register from inside a Prince Street juice shop on May 25. A witness told police she saw the thief slinking off with a parcel from inside the lobby of her residential building between Thompson Street and West Broadway at 4 am, and, upon further investigation, detectives realized […]

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SHARP DRESSER Cops are hunting a man suspected of two armed robberies at Downtown businesses last month. On May 5, the suspect allegedly nabbed $150 worth of clean laundry from a Fulton Street dry cleaner between Front and Water streets at 2:50 pm, and then drew a knife on a worker who tried to stop […]

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MUG SHOT Cops busted a man after he allegedly tried to swipe a guy’s camera on Canal Street on May 11. The victim told police the suspect grabbed onto the pricey Fuji camera he was holding between Church Street and Broadway at 6:46 pm, and punched him a few times in the head as he […]

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