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Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 19, 2017

SHIRT SWIPE A thief nabbed more than $2,000 worth of men’s shirts from a Broadway clothes shop on Oct. 12. An employee told police he was inside the store between Prince and Spring streets at 1:49 pm, when he spotted the suspect stuff 13 collared shirts into his backpack, and flee past the register without […]

WATCH OUT FOR HER Police are hunting for a woman they say stole a $37,000 watch from a man on Oct. 3. The woman allegedly accompanied the 46-year-old victim to his home in the vicinity of River Terrace and Murray Street shortly after midnight, and removed the watch when he was unconscious, according to authorities. […]

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SHOPLIFTING SPREE A thief stole more than $4,600 worth of merchandise from a Vesey Street fashion boutique on Sept. 26. An employee told police the suspect waltzed into the store near West Street at 12:17 pm, and nabbed a small fortune worth of fancy sunglasses, bags, wallets and suitcases from the swank retailer before fleeing […]

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COAT CROOK A crook looted a Greene Street fashion boutique to the tune of $21,000 worth of leather jackets on Sept. 20. Surveillance footage shows the suspect force open the front door of the business between Spring and Broome streets at 3:47 am, then grabbing six Jeffrey Rudes jackets and fleeing.   OUT OF TIME […]

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DENIM DELINQUENT A thief stole more than $1,500 worth of jeans from a Mercer Street denim store on Sept. 1. An employee told police that the suspect waltzed into the store between Broome and Spring streets at 3:40 pm, and nabbed seven pairs of pants before fleeing.   PANTY PERP A 54-year-old woman was arrested […]

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FOOD FIGHT Three food vendors were arrested for allegedly beating one of their competitors with a hammer amid a territorial dispute on Broadway on Sept. 2. The victim told police that he was setting up his food cart between Spring and Broome streets at 8 am when his rival food vendors attacked, one of them […]

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COAT CROOK A thief made off with two high-priced jackets from a Vesey Street fashion boutique on Aug. 25. An employee told police that the crook waltzed into the retailer near West Street at 4:44 pm, before grabbing a pair of the coats that together sold for $11,445, and slinking past the register without paying. […]

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BAD HANGOVER A thief stole more than $19,000 worth of electronics and jewelry off a drunken 26-year-old man on Aug. 14. The victim couldn’t tell police where he was, although he believes it was somewhere off Seventh Avenue south of W. Houston Street when he put his bag down and a thief ran off with […]

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BOOZE CRUISE A ticket vendor stole $10 from a cashier at a Broadway liquor store in a grab-and-dash robbery on Aug. 8. The victim told police the crook waltzed into the booze emporium between Morris Street and Battery Place at 3:11 pm, and snatched a $10 bill from her hand, then darted out of the […]

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ORDERING OUT A thief beat and robbed a delivery guy on Grand Street on July 30, taking his electric bike. The victim told police he was between Thompson Street and West Broadway on his way back to the restaurant at 9:30 pm, when the suspect grabbed him by the neck and hurled him from the […]

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