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Umbrella assault An unchivalrous stranger hit a woman in the face with an umbrella after an argument on a Financial District street, police reported. The victim, 52, told police that she had gotten into a verbal dispute with a man on the corner of Water and Broad Sts. after he accused her of denting his […]

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Fearless & lucky at gunpoint  Three women were luckily left standing after attempting to fight with the men robbing them at gunpoint in Soho on Wed., July 3. One of the women, 54, said she was smoking a cigarette in front of a residential building on Grand St. between Wooster and Greene Sts., at about […]

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Cat stolen with car  One unlucky, black and white cat was stolen from a Soho street along with its owner’s vehicle two weeks ago, police reported. The owner, a 37-year-old Hoboken woman, told police that her five-year-old, three-legged Tuxedo cat was curled up inside her parked car when it was stolen Thurs., June 20. She […]

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Cat stolen with car One unlucky, black and white cat was stolen from a Soho street along with its owner’s vehicle last week, police reported. The owner, a 37-year-old Hoboken woman, told police that her five-year-old, three-legged Tuxedo cat was curled up inside her parked car when it was stolen Thurs. June 20. She parked […]

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Robbed almost at gunpoint A robber pretending to have a gun stole nearly $37,000 from a Soho boutique last week. The store, Kirna Zabete, is a chain that sells designer clothing, shoes and accessories. An employee, 39, of the 96 Greene St. location told police that at 11:50 a.m. on Thurs., June 13, three men […]

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Caught wielding sword in Chinatown On the afternoon of Wed., May 29, a police traffic sergeant noticed a man acting erratically and carrying a 16-inch long sword near Canal St. in Chinatown. She gave chase while calling for backup. Within moments, uniformed and plainclothes officers from the Fifth Precinct cornered the man in a Chinese […]

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Caught wielding sword in Chinatown On the afternoon of Wed., May 29, a police traffic sergeant noticed a man acting erratically and carrying a 16-inch long sword near Canal St. in Chinatown. She gave chase while calling for backup. Within moments, uniformed and plainclothes officers from the Fifth Precinct cornered the man in a Chinese […]

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Group attack on man in bar Police arrested a man on Sat. at a Soho karaoke bar and restaurant for what is being called a gang assault, after he and three or four others attacked another bar patron, police said. The victim, a 24-year-old Asian man from Connecticut was inside Biny, a karaoke bar at […]

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Vendor vandal A man was arrested for stealing a vendor’s property from the corner of Canal St. and West Broadway on Mon., May 13. Shamale Gillian, 23, was arrested and charged with grand larceny after he was discovered to be carrying the vendor’s stolen property, police said. The vendor outside 385 Broadway spoke little English, […]

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Man shot by BB gun A would-be FiDi robber shot his victim in the leg with a BB gun when the man began to shout for help, police said. The 26-year-old man told police he left his office to get lunch on Tues., May 7 at about 2:10 p.m. and walked beneath the scaffolding on […]

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