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Police Blotter: Week of July 21, 2016

CROTCH ROCKET CROOK A thief rode off with a man’s $24,000 super bike he left parked on Vandam St. on July 11. The victim told police that he parked his Ducati crotch rocket near Sixth Avenue at 9:30 a.m., and returned later to find an empty spot where his motorcycle had been. COGNAC CRAWLER A […]

WELL-HEELED CROOKS A dastardly couple snatched $1,850 worth of snazzy designer shoes from a Greene St. retailer on July 6. The victim told police he saw the duo, a man and a woman, waltz into the store between Spring and Prince Sts. at 6 p.m., when they proceeded to stuff a brown paper bag full […]

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HAUS CALL A 55-year-old man was slashed in the neck outside a Tribeca nightclub last week, police say. The assailant came after his victim outside the Haus nightclub on West Broadway shortly after 3 a.m. on Friday June 24, and afterwards fled west on Canal St., cops say. The victim was transported to a nearby […]

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BPC BIKES BILKED A wave of motorcycle thefts has seen three bikes disappear from Battery Park City and Hudson Square within five days this month, police say. In the early morning of Sunday June 12, a man left his $7,500 Yamaha parked outside his workplace on Varick St. for 45 minutes shortly after midnight, only […]

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FIRST CALL A boisterous burglar apparently couldn’t wait for the grand opening of the Fork and Parrot, a bar set to soon make its debut in Soho — so he simply broke in and had a pre-opening party all by himself, while pocketing $1,000 worth of construction tools, cops say. The hard-partying perp left behind […]

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PUNCH CAR Cops caught a 25-year-old man last Sunday after he allegedly punched a livery cab driver during an argument in the Financial District and then fled in the victim’s car — only to crash it an hour later, according to a report. The Brooklyn man pulled over the 60-year-old cabbie at the corner of […]

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ADOLESCENT ASSAULT Two men assaulted and robbed a teenager last Saturday in the Financial District, cops say. The 16-year-old victim was waiting for his parents to pick him up at the corner of Washington and Rector Sts. at 5:30 a.m. when two men approached him, according to a report. One of the troublemakers asked the […]

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VEHICLE VAPORIZES A thief made off with a brand new Toyota Camry parked on West Broadway in Tribeca last week, cops say. The gray, 2015-model rental car disappeared from its parking spot at 136 W. Broadway between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. last Monday May 16, according to police. The driver, who told police that he […]

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SCENTED SWOOP A smelly shoplifter stole $1,300 worth of pricey perfumery from a Sephora in Soho last week, cops say. The thief made off with six bottles of unisex Tom Ford fragrances from the cosmetics chain at 555 Broadway around 8:30 p.m. last Friday May 13, police say. The bottles — at $220 a pop […]

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TASER TAG Two men tasered and robbed a woman at the Manhattan Detention Complex on White St. this week, stealing the 66-year-old’s purse with $30,000 in cash, police say. The robbers assaulted the woman just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday May 10 inside the facility’s bail office, where she was reportedly posting bail for her son, before […]

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