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Shoplifters’ hits & runs As the weather gets cooler, it seems shoplifters had both function and fashion on their minds when they walked out of Soho stores. Police arrested an 18-year-old male on Wed., Sept. 25 for robbery after hitting an employee and attempting to take a $433 Demobaza jacket without paying for it. An employee […]

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Sleeping man hit & robbed A man sleeping off his wild night was assaulted and robbed by four people in the Spring St. (C,E) subway station, police reported. Police said the 39-year-old man was intoxicated and sleeping on the floor of the Downtown platform on Thurs., Sept. 19. At about 1:30 a.m., he was approached […]

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Arrest made when bi-lingual cop hears Chinese call for help An off-duty detective foiled a robbery in progress in a Canal St. jewelry store, according to an N.Y.P.D. spokesperson. The detective, Patrick Lee, heard someone scream ìrobberyî in Cantonese at 4:18 p.m. on Sept. 10. Recognizing it as a call for help, he rushed into Canal […]

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Officer assaulted at Greenhouse A police officer was struck by a patron at a notorious Soho club last week. According to police, Michael Sealey, 24, was observed striking a detective inside the Greenhouse bar and nightclub at 150 Varick St. on Wed., Sept. 4 at about 3 a.m. He was arrested shortly after and charged […]

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Two sought for Soho assault A fight between two groups of women in Soho got out of hand when two of them reported that they had been attacked with whatever weapons their opponents had to hand. Two separate reports were generated by an altercation on the southwest corner of Mercer and Grand Sts. on Sun., […]

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Seaport brawl Two police reports were generated by a furious brawl outside the Pacific Grill restaurant in the South Street Seaport, police said. The fight took place in front of 89 South St., at about 1:34-1:45 a.m., on Sat., Aug. 17, according to the N.Y.P.D. One of the victims, a 37-year-old man, said he was […]

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Newsstand robbed at gunpoint A Seaport newsstand was robbed for over $1,000 last week, police reported. According to police, The Khandaker News Stand at 50 Fulton St. was the site of a robbery Thurs., August 8 from 1:10 to 1:15 a.m. The robber, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, went up to an employee, 33, pointed […]

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Mechanic steals Maserati A Florida man’s Maserati was stolen from a Tribeca parking garage last weekend when a former mechanic in the neighborhood was apparently able to pick it up and drive away with no questions asked, police reported. The sports car, a 2012 black GranTurismo two-door sedan valued at $130,000, went missing from the […]

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Man ambushed A man was robbed in the middle of the afternoon in Soho by seven teenagers, police reported this week. The attack took place on the corner of West Broadway and Prince St. from 4:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Fri., July 26. The victim, 36, told police that he was approached by a young […]

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Motorcycle thefts Three motorcycles went missing from Downtown streets in the last month, police reported — a Harley and two gray Yamahas. The owner of one of the Yamahas, 32, told police that he left his bike parked in front of 233 Water St. between 8 p.m. on July 1 and the same time on […]

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