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Police Blotter, week of April 30, 2015

Another man found in Hudson River A man was found dead and floating in the Hudson River near North Cove Marina in Battery Park City on Mon., Apr. 27 at 11 a.m., police say. The police responded to a 911 call and found the 57-year-old man fully clothed in the water. The Harbor Unit also […]

Cabbie dies after accident A taxi driver went into cardiac arrest and rammed into a city tour bus in Tribeca Sunday before dying, police say. Harry Laventure, 68 and from Brooklyn, was rushed to New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The accident happened at around 11 a.m. at Church […]

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Child abuser attacks Samaritan, police say On Sat., Apr. 11, a woman cursing and threatening at a young toddler on the A train at 9 a.m. attacked a woman who tried to intervene, police say. The attacker — it is not clear her relationship to the girl — was threatening the child with a bottle […]

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Woman fights off attacker At around 2 a.m. on Sun., Mar. 15, a woman was walking on Mulberry St. when a man, who had been following her, touched her inappropriately over her clothing, police say. The woman, 27, fought off him and the suspect then fled. Police are looking for a man who is around 30 […]

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Assault with cones from would-be ‘Mad Men’ Traffic cones are not usually thought of as weapons, but two teens used them in a dispute with a man, 58, in the Seaport on Thurs., Mar. 26, police say. It is unclear what started the verbal altercation between the teenage males — one 14, one 16 — […]

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Muggers take bike A man was punched in the face and had his bike stolen on Fri., Mar. 13 in the Financial District, police say. Two teens, both 15, had a dispute with the man, 28, at 6:15 p.m. in front of 60 Wall St. Police say one of the teens said, “Where’s my money?” […]

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Muggers take bike A man was punched in the face and had his bike stolen last week in the Financial District, police say. Two teens, both 15, had a dispute with the man, 28, at 6:15 p.m. in front of 60 Wall St. on Fri., Mar. 13, Police say one of the teens said, “Where’s […]

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Insufficient funds It was the A.T.M. machine robbery that wasn’t. On Thurs., Mar. 5 at 11:30 p.m., a thief attempted to get at the cash dispenser located at a Tasti D-Lite at 203 Spring St. in Soho, police say. After cutting through the security gate, the thief attempted to remove the A.T.M., which is owned […]

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Insufficient funds It was the A.T.M. machine robbery that wasn’t. On Thurs., Mar. 5 at 11:30 p.m., a thief attempted to get at the cash dispenser located at a Tasti D-Lite at 203 Spring St. in Soho, police say. After cutting through the security gate, the thief attempted to remove the A.T.M., which is owned […]

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(Updated March 5, 2015) Held up at knifepoint A man held up a British bath and body store in Soho last week and got away with $400, police say. On Mon., Feb. 23 at the Molton Brown store at 128 Spring St., police say the robber took out his knife at around 7 p.m. and […]

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