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A Ride Less Than Grand A Downtown express rider exiting the soon-to-reopen Fulton subway center lost nearly 8 grand in cash when a man grabbed her pocketbook as she was walking up the stairs on a Tuesday afternoon, police said. The 39-year-old woman got off a southbound 4 train June 3rd at 3 p.m., and […]

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Battery Park robbery An opportunistic thief targeted a female Australian tourist in Battery Park on May 25, police said. The tourist, 31, who was staying at a hostel in Chelsea, told cops she was sitting on a bench in the park around 9 p.m. Sunday night, and had placed her Nikon camera beside her. Police […]

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Battery Park robbery An opportunistic thief targeted a female Australian tourist in Battery Park on May 25, police said. The tourist, 31, who was staying at a hostel in Chelsea, told cops she was sitting on a bench in the park around 9 p.m. Sunday night, and had placed her Nikon camera beside her. Police […]

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Chinatown murder Police arrested Chuen Lau, 55, for allegedly stabbing his older sister to death in their Chinatown apartment. After responding to a call from concerned relatives, officers arrived at the 115 Eldridge St. home around 6 p.m. on May 17 to find Meilin Liu, 57, lying in her bathtub, already dead from the stab […]

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Teen stabbing Police arrested two teenage boys after one of them allegedly stabbed another teen during a brawl on Canal St. on May 9. A Bronx girl, whose age was not disclosed, told cops the incident began while she was walking with her boyfriend, 17, also from the Bronx, along Canal St. near Sixth Ave. […]

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Subway sleeper snatch A thief claiming to be homeless targeted a sleeping passenger aboard a Downtown subway train on May 2, police said. The victim, 26, told cops he boarded the southbound 1 train at the W. 116th St./Columbia University stop around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning, and then fell asleep minutes later with his backpack […]

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Gang beats and robs stranger on a train It could’ve been you, your friends or anyone who doesn’t think twice about riding the subway late at night, or in the wee hours of the morning. But early Sunday morning, April 20, it was one unsuspecting man who faced the urban nightmare of being surrounded by 12 […]

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Teens’ bag snatched in Washington Market Park Three teens fell victim to a thief while they were playing basketball in a Tribeca park on April 12, police said. The boys, aged 13, 15 and 17, told cops that while they were shooting hoops in Washington Market Park around 4:30 p.m., they left their belongings in […]

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Thief targets stroller An unfortunate mother had to deal with yet another headache when her wallet was stolen after she dropped off her young child at a Tribeca nursery school on March 31, police said. The woman, 37, told cops she was taking her kid into the N. Moore St. entrance of the Tribeca Community […]

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Cell thief says let’s make a deal How’s this for a deal? The guy who stole your cell phone says he’ll happily return it — as long as you pay him. Police are now searching for the man they say tried to do just that after swiping an iPhone 5 that was mistakenly left inside […]

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