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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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BEAUTY CRIME A pair of thieves stole more than $1,400 worth of makeup from a North End Avenue drug store on April 30. An employee told police the crooks waltzed into the pharmacy between Warren and Murray streets at 3:33 pm, and proceeded to snag no less than 70 bottles of foundation and face cream […]

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CREDIT CROOK Police are searching for a pickpocket who nabbed a woman’s wallet at the Whitehall subway station on Mar. 14. The victim told police she was exiting the station near South Street at 6:15 pm, when she noticed her wallet had been snatched. The woman’s bank later contacted her about some fishy credit card […]

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NAILED Cops arrested a man for allegedly ripping off some guy’s fingernail with a metal pipe on South Street on April 15. The victim told police he’d been arguing with the suspect, who afterwards allegedly followed him to his car parked near the Battery and attacked him with the pipe at 12:51 pm. Later, the […]

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TEEN SNATCHER A teen pick-purse made off with a woman’s wallet on Broadway on Apr. 2. The victim told police the crook bumped into her between Prince and Spring streets at 7:45 pm, and that several passersby then alerted her that the young thief had nabbed her wallet. The woman attempted to give chase to […]

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ROUGH COMMUTE A 25-year-old straphanger thwarted a group of teenage punks in their attempt to steal his headphones aboard a C train at Canal Street on Mar. 26. The victim told police one of the would-be crooks snatched a pair of Beat headphones off his head as the train doors opened at the station near […]

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CELL OF A GUY A pickpocket made off with a woman’s smartphone aboard a 5 train she boarded at Brooklyn Bridge Station on Mar. 23. The victim told police she felt a man press against her backpack and brush his hands over her jacket pockets at around 8:10 am, and, upon disembarking at Fulton Street, […]

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VICTIMLESS CRIME A strange man — without use of threats, or violence — requested a delivery guy hand over his Motorola Package scanner on Beaver Street on Mar. 15, and the worker dutifully obliged, before turning around and filing a police report. The “victim” told police he was between Marketfield and Broad streets at 4:30 […]

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