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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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Downtown chain snatches Two pricey gold chains were snatched off victim’s necks in the Financial District last week, police say. In the first incident, at the corner of State and Whitehall Sts. on Sat., Aug. 29 at 4:40 p.m. two men got into a verbal dispute. The fight escalated with one of the men punched […]

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Panhandler slams victim A 59-year-old man was viciously attacked after he refused to give money to a panhandler in the Financial District, police say. The man, who lives in Queens, was walking to the train on Fri., Aug. 14 when the panhandler approached him a little after 3 p.m. near West Broadway and Park Place, […]

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