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Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 7, 2017

TOOL TIME Some crook stole tools from a Liberty Street work site on Nov. 30. A construction worker told police he stashed the companies tools in a locked shed at the building project between Nassau and William streets at 2:30 pm, and returned to discover a thief had opened the padlock and nabbed more than […]

SUBWAY SLEAZE Police are searching for the creep who flashed a woman on the subway, then followed her off the train and groped her on Nov. 20. A 20-year-old woman was on a southbound E train at 8 pm when the sleazeball exposed himself to her. When the train reached the Chambers Street Station, the […]

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TICKET PUNCHED Cops arrested a ticket seller operating around Bowling Green after he allegedly attacked a man with a clipboard on Nov. 12. The victim told police he was strolling with his wife past the park near Broadway at 3:45 pm, when the suspect offered to sell him some tickets and the man refused. As […]

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WATER TAXI A suspected car thief abandoned the taxi he alledgedly stole and jumped into the Hudson River to escape police on Nov. 3, where he had to be rescued by a ferry service, which handed him over to the NYPD harbor patrol, cops said. A cab driver told police the suspect, a 28-year-old man, […]

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CITI-PSYCHE!  A swindler tricked a man into handing over his Citibike on Church Street on Oct. 25. The victim told police that he was heading to a docking station near Barclay Street to drop off the rental bike at 9:02 am, when a man offered to dock it for him and the victim handed it […]

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RIDE RANSACKED A thief rummaged through a man’s car he had parked on Spring Street on Oct. 22, taking nearly $3,000 worth of valuables. The victim told police he left his ride between Thompson Street and W. Broadway at 1:30 am, and returned a two hours later to find his laptop and Blackberry cellphone stolen. […]

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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 […]

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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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