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SWOOPED A bike-borne bandit snatched a phone right out a woman’s hand on North End Avenue on Dec. 30. The victim told police that she was near Chambers Street at 7:40 p.m., when the crook swooped by on his bike and nabbed her $700 iPhone 6 before pedaling away. REACH AND LEECH A thief reached into […]

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FURRY FIENDS Cops busted two men for allegedly nabbing a fur coat from a Wooster St. fashion boutique on Dec. 9. An employee told police that the suspects were inside the shop between Prince and W. Houston Sts. at 5:30 p.m., when they were spotted nabbing the $2,150 coat and fleeing. WATCH OUT A crook […]

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TARGETED Cops are hunting the scam artist who conned a 27-year-old woman out of $6,000 while she was working out a Broadway municipal building on Dec. 13. The victim told police that she was at work between Pine and Cedar Sts. at 11 a.m. when she got a call from a woman claiming to be […]

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DOUBLE DIPPING A thief stole a man’s tools — on two separate occasions — out of a gang box at a Leonard St. construction site sometime after Dec. 2. The victim told police that he left his kit locked up at the work site between Church St. and W. Broadway at 3:30 p.m., and returned […]

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LUNCH RUSH A fast-acting pickpocket managed to nab a woman’s wallet — and use her cards — as she dined inside a Pine St. eatery on Dec. 2. The victim told police that she had her wallet when she walked into the restaurant between Pearl and Water Sts. at 12:15 p.m., but that, when she […]

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CHECK FOR A UNIFORM A man drove off with a woman’s fancy car after her husband mistook him for a valet and handed him her keys outside Sixth Avenue’s Roxy Hotel on Nov. 25. The victim told police that her husband pulled up in his wife’s 2014 Infinity Qx60 outside the entrance of the swanky […]

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BATH BANDIT A shoplifter ripped of a Broadway drugstore to the tune of more than $3,400 worth of toiletries and makeup on Nov. 12. A manager told police that he became suspicious after noticing a few empty shelves at the store between Murray St. and Park Pl. on Nov. 14, and reviewed the pharmacy’s surveillance […]

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PICKED A pick-pocket nabbed a woman’s wallet out of her bag inside a Chamber St. store on Nov. 10. The victim told police that she was inside the retailer between Church St. and Broadway at 3 p.m., when she stooped over to inspect some goods. Standing up, she realized that her bag had been quietly […]

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TUNNELS ARE FOREVER Three thieves cleaned out a Tribeca jewelry store after tunneling in from a neighboring sushi joint on Chambers St. on Nov. 3. The trio entered the Japanese restaurant between Broadway and Church Sts. at 3:38 a.m., and breached a rear wall inside the next-door jewelry store about three hours later, cops said. […]

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PURSE PINCHED A sticky fingered thief poached a woman’s purse from inside her husband’s bag on a crowded southbound 5 train on Oct. 27. The victim told police he boarded the train heading downtown at Grand Central Station at 10:10 a.m., and disembarked at Bowling Green 20 minutes later when he noticed his bag was […]

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