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Garbage man impersonator arrested Police arrested a 52-year-old man two days after they say he and an accomplice stole cash from a Tribeca bar while pretending to be city sanitation workers. The suspect and the other man, who is also believed to be in his 50s or 60s, showed up outside Cricketeer Arms, at 57 […]

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The great pill heist Two pill-popping thieves stole more than $1,500 in over-the-counter drugs from a pharmacy next to City Hall on Jan. 8, police said. An employee of Duane Reade, at 250 Broadway, told cops that the suspects walked in around 8:30 p.m. and headed straight to one of the aisles near the pharmacy […]

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Arrest in knifepoint robbery Police arrested a 43-year-old man on Jan. 1 after they say he and two accomplices attacked a man and stole his cell phone and wallet near City Hall. The victim told cops he was walking east on Beekman St. around 1 a.m., when Young and two other men threw him down […]

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Violent shoplifters Police arrested a 51-old man on Dec. 26, saying he attacked a store security guard after shoplifting near City Hall. The suspect and another man walked into the Duane Reade at 250 Broadway around 11 p.m., and then tried walking out with three packs of nasal strips that they hadn’t paid for, cops […]

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Huge jewelry heist Police are still searching for two men who on Dec. 14 stole more than $90,000 worth of merchandise from a Nassau St. jewelry store after holding an employee and his teenage daughter at gunpoint. The two suspects walked into Omega Jewelry, at 132 Nassau St., around 4:30 p.m., after which one of […]

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Late night burglar Police are searching for an unidentified man they believe is responsible for a string of overnight burglaries in the Downtown area. Two of the incidents took place between the night of Dec. 1 and the morning of Dec. 2, at two restaurants located in the same Financial District building. The man, who […]

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Armed robber gets 27 years The Bronx man convicted of a gun robbery of nearly $150,000 from a check-cashing store near the South Street Seaport has been sentenced to 27 years in prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Nov. 25. Ajamu White, 39, was found guilty on Nov. 7 of first degree robbery, […]

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Killer pleads guilty The man charged with fatally stabbing a patient at a Lower East Side treatment center in 2011 has pleaded guilty to first degree manslaughter, a District Attorney spokesperson said. Charles Meredith, 48, pleaded guilty on Nov. 25, and is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 15. Around 3:20 a.m. on May 11, […]

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Seaport vendor assaulted Police arrested Same Hing, 48, after she allegedly attacked a street vendor near the South Street Seaport. The vendor, 50, told cops that Hing has a history of annoying him while he’s tending his food cart on Water St., between John and Fulton Sts., and said that she shows up practically every […]

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Student rescued  from shaft A New York University student was saved from a life-threatening jam on the evening of Nov. 3, when firefighters pulled him out of the narrow shaft between his Tribeca dormitory and an adjacent building. Asher Vongtau, 19, had fallen into the one foot-wide shaft next to the 80 Lafayette St. dorm, […]

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