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Police Blotter, Week of Feb. 26, 2015

Daytime killing at Wald A 33-year-old man was fatally shot in front of 20 Avenue D, in the Lillian Wald Houses, by an unknown suspect Monday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m. Police and E.M.S. responded and the victim was transported to Beth Israel Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. No arrests have been […]

Woman slashed According to police, on Sat., Jan. 31, at 1:25 p.m., a 30-year-old woman was inside a residential building near the intersection of Jefferson and Madison Sts. when she was approached by a man who, unprovoked, cut her on the right side of her face with an unknown sharp object. Anyone with information about this […]

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Body found in the river On Wed., Feb. 11, officers responded to a 911 call of an individual floating face-up in the East River near 4 South St. by the F.D.R. Drive and Broad St. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 25-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive in the water. The Police Department’s Harbor Unit responded and […]

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Woman attacked in Tribeca Three men wearing ski masks robbed a woman in Tribeca last weekend, police say. The 21-year-old Brooklyn woman was walking home from her school on Sun., Feb. 1 at 7:47 p.m. when the three teen boys approached her and tried to grab her bag at the corner of Harrison and Greenwich […]

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Police arrest restaurant thief On Sun., Jan. 25, police say they arrested the thief that has been hitting restaurants in Tribeca and the Financial District — working in the dead of night to steal from registers. The police’s anti-crime team saw the man break into a Pret a Manger near City Hall. The 63-year-old got […]

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Restaurant burglar strikes again A thief is hitting restaurants in Tribeca and the Financial District, working in the dead of night to steal from registers — his latest strike yielding around $1,600, police say. The most recent robbery happened at Arome Cafe, at 7 Dey St., on Thurs., Jan. 15 at 2:45 a.m. The man […]

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Soho ‘stick up’ Before robbing a Duane Reade at 459 Broadway in Soho last weekend, the thief took a moment to check out a display of female products, according to police. A male employee, 31, told police that the robber came in at 11:40 p.m. on Sun, Jan. 11, looked at the merchandise for a […]

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Brazen thief smashes into Coach One thief’s New Year resolution must have been to steal more — and he wasted no time sticking to it. On New Year’s day at 6 a.m., a man flung a metal garbage can into the front window of the Coach store at 143 Prince St. He stole expensive purses […]

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Fur vendors arrested in attack on protesters Three fur vendors were arrested in Soho Dec. 20 after police say they threw bleach on anti-fur activists. The attack — during which at least four individuals were hit with the liquid, including a small child — came during one of the ongoing protests against the “fur stall” — a sidewalk […]

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Mugger takes shoes  A Tribeca man was robbed of his coat, shoes, wallet and cell phone in the Financial District on Fri., Dec. 19. The 32-year-old man was walking down Nassau St. near Beekman St. at 1 p.m. when police say the thief approached him with both hands in his pocket. The mugger then lifted […]

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