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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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Man hit with stick Police arrested a man on Oct. 22 for hitting someone in the head with a stick on a Tuesday evening. The assailant, a 23-year-old, was charged with assault after police said he whacked a 49-year-old man on the sidewalk. The victim had been working and was walking along State St. at […]

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Baby abandoned in robbery A group of shoplifters left behind a baby in a stroller when they tried to sneak candy from a Soho convenience store, police said. The bizarre bust, first reported by DowntownExpress.com last week, was made when the child’s mother, 23, and two others were caught using the 1-year-old boy’s stroller to stash […]

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A group of shoplifters left behind a baby in a stroller when they tried to rob a Soho convenience store this month, police said. Police said that three people entered the Duane Reade store at 100 Broadway on Mon., Oct. 7. One of them was pushing a baby stroller with a 1-year-old child inside it. […]

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Samaritan to robber Talk about hitting someone while they are down; a woman lost over $3,000 in cash and merchandise when her bag was stolen after she had tripped in the subway station, according to police. The Queens woman, 60, told police she entered the station at William and Fulton St. at about 1:15 a.m. […]

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