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BROKEN BONES An employee at Nobu on Hudson St. landed in the hospital with a broken jaw this week, after an argument with a customer at the pricey eatery turned violent, according to police. The 48-year-old worker told police that he got into a fight with the 27-year-old diner at 5 p.m. on Monday Apr. […]

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CELL PHONE TO JAIL CELL A Queens man tried to rape a woman at a luxury hotel in Battery Park City last weekend, but was arrested after returning to the scene of the crime to grab his cellphone, police say. The 31-year-old tried to force himself on a 20-year-old acquaintance at the Conrad New York […]

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FASHION FIENDS HIT TRIBECA — TWICE A gang of six robbers apparently hit two different clothing stores in Tribeca in two consecutive days, bagging more than $18,000 worth of apparel in broad daylight, police say. On Friday Mar. 18, a group of six men walked into Patron of the New, a men’s and women’s boutique […]

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TWO IS ONE TOO MANY Shoplifters hit an eyewear store in Soho twice over the last month, stealing more than $4,500 worth of designer frames, police say — and prompting the store’s employees to say enough is enough. The LensCrafters store at 390 Broadway was relieved of merchandise worth $2,318 on Tuesday, Feb. 16, when […]

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STOLEN SOCK STASH A woman paid a hefty price for some grub in Chinatown when she left $3,800 in cash stuffed in a black sock on the counter of a buffet restaurant — in an episode that’s ripe for a film plot. The 44-year-old Bronx resident, who told police the money was her tax refund, […]

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DESIGNER HAUL A thief with expensive taste picked up some designer bags off the street, according to police. The fashionable fiend lifted a shipping box packed with a pair of handbags and a backpack, worth $10,500 altogether, that was standing in front of the loading dock for the Chanel boutique at 139 Spring St. on […]

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LATE-NIGHT KNIFE ATTACK A 22-year-old man was slashed in the Financial District on Monday night, police say. The intoxicated victim was walking along Cliff St. near the corner with John St. around 11:30 p.m. on Monday Feb. 15 when he got into an argument with a man on the street, cops said. The passer-by pulled […]

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SUBWAY KNOCKOUT Two men knocked out a teenager on a northbound A train on Sunday night, after they stole his wallet and threatened him with a knife, police say. The 19-year-old victim was on his way to his home in the Bronx just after midnight on Monday Feb. 1, when one of the perps took […]

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HUNGRY REDHEAD Police say a hapless, knife-wielding mugger with a distinctive red dye job had a snack attack at a Spring St. store last week. He was caught on camera at the Spring Iconic Sweet Shop near Sullivan St. at around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday Feb. 3 when he grabbed two $1.49 bags of Cheetos […]

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SIDEWALK STICKUP A man and a woman were held up at gunpoint in Soho shortly before midnight on Saturday Jan. 16, police say. The victims, who live on the Upper East and West Sides, were walking to the subway around 11:30 p.m. when they were stopped by two men in front of 143 Prince St., […]

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