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Police Blotter: Week of June 23, 2016

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 […]

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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SELF-MEDICATION Two shady shoplifters apparently suffering from serious hayfever stole more than $1,000 worth of allergy drugs from a Duane Reade pharmacy on Water St. last weekend, cops say. The two men, estimated to be in their mid-twenties, walked into the store at 200 Water St. just after 7 p.m. on Sunday May 1 and […]

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BEATING AT THE BATTERY Two men beat and robbed a man after pulling him out of his car near The Battery earlier this month, authorities said. The man was sitting in his parked Chevrolet Silverado near the Staten Island Ferry at South and Whitehall Sts. around 3 p.m. on Tuesday Apr. 12, when one of […]

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INSIDE JOB Expensive jewelry worth more than $50,000 disappeared from the offices of a media company in the Financial District, cops say. A worker at the XO Group told police that the seven pieces — including earrings, rings and a $25,300 necklace — were stolen from a storage closet at the company’s offices on the […]

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