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Weaponized hot sauce Two food cart vendors were assaulted and robbed in separate incidents on Wed., Nov. 4 in Lower Manhattan, according to police. A man who claimed to be an employee got into a verbal dispute with a food vendor in front of 17 Battery Place in the Financial District at noon. The argument […]

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Weaponized hot sauce Two food cart vendors were assaulted and robbed in separate incidents on Wed., Nov. 4 in Lower Manhattan, according to police. A man who claimed to be an employee got into a verbal dispute with a food vendor in front of 17 Battery Place in the Financial District at noon. The argument […]

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‘America got stupid’ Everyone’s a critic — including, apparently, thieves. After a man snatched a woman’s wallet in Soho, he ran away shouting, “America got stupid,” police say. The woman, 27, was walking on Broadway on Sat., Oct. 24 at 6 p.m., when the thief dipped into her pocketbook, grabbed her wallet and took off, […]

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‘America got stupid’ Everyone’s a critic — including, apparently, thieves. After a man snatched a woman’s wallet in Soho, he ran away shouting, “America got stupid,” police say. The woman, 27, was walking on Broadway on Sat., Oct. 24 at 6 p.m., when the thief dipped into her pocketbook, grabbed her wallet and took off, […]

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Six men attack, rob student Half a dozen men attacked, cut and robbed a B.M.C.C. student last week, making off with $2,000 worth of his stuff, police say. The 36-year-old man had left class at the Borough of Manhattan Community College at 199 Chambers St. in Tribeca at 9:45 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 13, police […]

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Women on 1 train targeted Police are looking for a male suspect who ripped off two women — hurting one and threatening to stab both — on the 1 train in Lower Manhattan last month. In the first incident, on Tues., Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m., the man approached a 30-year-old woman on a southbound 1 train […]

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Assault at The Door A 23-year-old man was followed, assaulted and then had his phone stolen by a fellow member of his youth center, police say. The man had just left The Door, a Hudson Square center at 555 Broome St., on Wed., Sept. 23 at 5:10 p.m. After he started walking, he realized that […]

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(Posted, Sept. 24, 2015) Tourist scuffle at 9/11 Memorial A Wisconsin tourist was taking photos with his cellphone near the 9/11 Memorial on Fri., Sept. 18 at around 11:20 a.m. when another tourist tried to steal his phone, police say. The Michigan tourist, 41, approached the other man as he took photos and asked him, […]

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W.T.C. guard arrested in slashing Fries flew and tempers flared early Monday morning outside of a Financial District McDonald’s when a World Trade Center security guard slashed and stabbed a 20-year-old man, according to the police and media reports. The verbal dispute started inside of the fast-food joint at 160 Broadway, where reportedly the younger […]

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Police nab suspected fugitive A car theft near the Civic Center led police to arrest a man reportedly wanted for murder and rape in North Carolina. On Tues., Sept. 1 at around 3:30 p.m., police responded to a call that a car had been stolen near Warren St. and Broadway. The owner, a 55-year-old woman, […]

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