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RUSSIAN ROULETTE A gunman knocked off a Fulton Street newsstand on May 20, nabbing cash and lotto tickets. The victim told police he was manning the counter between William and Gold streets at 7:53 pm, when the armed robber appeared wielding a silver pistol and cracked him on the side of the head. The thief […]

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BIKE BANDIT A thief rode off with a man’s pricey Blanchi bicycle he’d left locked on Varick Street at May 8. The victim told police that he chained his bike to scaffolding between Canal and Watts streets at 1 am, and returned a few hours later to find his $1,299 bike was stolen.   WATCH […]

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LIGHTER LARCENY Thieves made off with a $14,000 lighter from a luxury smokes shop inside Brookfield Place on April 23. Surveillance footage from Davidoff of Geneva near West Street shows three men inside the store at around 3 pm, including one man with a six-year-old boy, according to manager Rudy Perez. As two of the […]

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SIMPLE QUESTION Cops are hunting the robber who nabbed an iPhone and cash from a man on Howard Street on April 30. The victim told police that he was near Mercer Street at 1 pm, when the crook sauntered up and snarled, “Where’s my money?” The two argued before the robber claimed he was packing […]

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BRIDGE STREET SLASHER Cops are hunting the knife-wielding maniac who left a man with grievous wounds following a brutal Bridge Street attack on April 21. The victim told police he was near Whitehall Street at 9:50 pm, when the bruiser drew a knife and started slashing, causing numerous gashes across the man’s face, chest and […]

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OLD FAITHFUL A man was arrested for allegedly brawling with paramedics after he refused to leave the side of an injured loved one on Broadway on April 15. The emergency worker told police he was attempting to aid the ailing woman between Morris and Rector streets at 9:40 am, but was hindered by her significant […]

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BUTT HURT Cops arrested a man for allegedly slashing and stabbing another man — in the butt — on West Broadway on April 9. The victim told police that he was near West Houston Street at 12:43 am, when the suspect slashed him across the abdomen and then stabbed him multiple times on the buttocks. […]

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HAMBURGLAR A man of questionable moral values stripped a gentleman of his phone, jacket, and cash inside a Broadway fast food joint on April 4 — after the man suffered a debilitating seizure inside the eatery. The victim told police he was inside the quickie diner between Liberty Street and Maiden Lane at 12:45 p.m., […]

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PILFERING PADDY’S Investigators working the Downtown beat recorded no less than five major thefts related to St. Patrick’s Day frivolity on March 17, as crooks took advantage of the good-natured merry making of Irish-for-a-day bar hoppers to make off with their pots of gold — and iPhones. The day’s first victim reported that she was […]

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SHARP KIDS Cops are hunting two knife-wielding teens who held up a boy on North End Avenue on March 11. The victim told police he was near Murray Street on his way home from a house party at 10:45 p.m. when the suspects pulled a knife on him and demanded his stuff, which included $1,200 […]

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