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Police Blotter, Week of July 30, 2015

Driver arrested in Canal death A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man, Ka Chor Yau, was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he […]

Senior killed crossing Canal St. A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man, Ka Chor Yau, was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he was […]

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Robbed at knifepoint A woman was robbed at knifepoint two weeks ago in the Financial District, police say. The woman, 32, had just gotten out money from an A.T.M. near Fulton St. and Broadway on Mon., June 15 at 8 p.m., police say. A man asked her for directions and while she was distracted another […]

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Robbed at knifepoint A woman was robbed at knifepoint last week in the Financial District, police say. The woman, 32, had just gotten out money from an A.T.M. near Fulton St. and Broadway on Mon., June 15 at 8 p.m., police say. A man asked her for directions and while she was distracted another man […]

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Painting caper A thief — pretending to be a building super — got away with a contemporary piece of art worth anywhere between $19,000 and $32,000, police say. On Mon., May 15, at 9:30 a.m., a Fed Ex worker was delivering the painting to 321 Greenwich St. in Tribeca when someone claiming to be the […]

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iPhone victim lures thief to cops It is a case of adding insult to injury — someone steals your $800 iPhone and then tells to “sell” it back to you for $300. That is what happened to a 23-year-old Queens woman, who had left school and realized that her phone was gone when she checked […]

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Teens arrested in Chinatown rape Three teenagers were arrested Tuesday for the raping and robbing of a woman, 33, early Monday morning, June 1, at 5 a.m., police say. Video from a Chinatown deli shows the woman, beaten and bleeding, walking into the store to ask for help, around 5:10 a.m., the New York Times […]

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Vet robbed on Memorial Day Two men who work for the swanky David Burke Kitchen inside the James Hotel in Soho left their things in the male’s employee locker room — and got their IDs and credit cards ripped off, police say. The employees left their stuff on Memorial Day at 8:30 a.m., but didn’t […]

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Harassers & thieves on Stone St. A good Samaritan tried to stop two men from harassing a woman and ended up having his iPhone stolen. On Tues., May 12, at around 5 p.m., a 27-year-old saw two men bothering a woman at the corner of Broad and Stone Sts. in the Financial District and told them […]

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Harassers & thieves on Stone St. A good Samaritan tried to stop two men from harassing a woman and ended up having his iPhone stolen. On Tues., May 12, at around 5 p.m., a 27-year-old saw two men bothering a woman at the corner of Broad and Stone Sts. in the Financial District and told […]

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