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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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BANK JOB The risk doesn’t always match the reward. A man robbed a Tribeca bank branch in broad daylight last Friday Apr. 8, threatening a cashier and ditching a dye pack as he made off with a measly $530, cops say. Around 1:50 p.m. that day, the 50–60-year-old strode into the Santander branch in Hudson […]

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BROKEN BONES An employee at Nobu on Hudson St. landed in the hospital with a broken jaw this week, after an argument with a customer at the pricey eatery turned violent, according to police. The 48-year-old worker told police that he got into a fight with the 27-year-old diner at 5 p.m. on Monday Apr. […]

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CELL PHONE TO JAIL CELL A Queens man tried to rape a woman at a luxury hotel in Battery Park City last weekend, but was arrested after returning to the scene of the crime to grab his cellphone, police say. The 31-year-old tried to force himself on a 20-year-old acquaintance at the Conrad New York […]

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