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Picked a fight with the wrong guy This guy fought a cop to try to prevent him from making an arrest — so he ended up in cuffs, too. Shibu Okechukwu, 26, appeared to be trying to protect a friend on Wed., Nov. 14 at around 3 p.m. when stepping in the middle of the […]

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Grand thefts auto A Tribeca resident reported his car was stolen on Sun., Nov. 11 after he had parked it right outside his own building. The man, 40, told police he parked the 2000 Audi A4 outside his apartment on Greenwich Street, between Canal and Watts Streets, at around 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. When […]

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Hurricane deaths Two deaths in Downtown have been attributed to Hurricane Sandy, which struck the city on Mon., Oct. 29. Frank Suber, 55, of Staten Island, was found dead inside a commercial building at 90 Broad St. at around 1:30 a.m. on Tues., Oct. 30, police said. It was unclear why he was there. Police […]

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Hudson River Park rape suspect indicted The man arrested for raping a 21-year-old woman in Hudson River Park last month has been indicted, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced on Tues., Oct. 23. Jonathan Stewart, 25, was charged with predatory sexual assault, rape in the first degree, criminal sexual act in the first degree and […]

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Assaulted for sneakers A violent robber was collared in Tribeca early on Sun., Oct. 14 after he allegedly beat up a man and stole his sneakers. Ryan Hopson, 28, attacked the 30-year-old victim on West Broadway near White Street around 3 a.m., police said. While the victim was on the ground, Hopson pulled off his Nike […]

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Teenage extortion at Millennium High Two Millennium High School teens were arrested on Thurs., Oct. 4 after they conned one of their high school classmates into giving them cash and his cell phone. Mario Miranda, 17, and a 15-year-old whose name was not released allegedly told their 14-year-old classmate to meet them after school at […]

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Gun-toting teen A 15-year-old boy was arraigned on felony gun charges on Fri., Sept. 28, days after he was arrested for firing a revolver in the bathroom of his Financial District high school. Jason Morel brought the gun to the Leadership and Public High School, at 90 Trinity Pl., on the morning of Sept. 19, […]

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Subway creeps cut through pants Police arrested a sexual deviant who cut open a sleeping woman’s pants on a subway train in the Financial District and fondled her early on Sat., Sept. 22. Robert Williams, 25, was sitting next to the woman on a southbound E train as it was entering the World Trade Center […]

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Possible Pier 15 sex attack Police are looking for a man who may have sexually assaulted a 45-year-old woman near the South Street Seaport on Mon., Sept. 10. The woman was found at the corner of South and Fletcher Streets at around 4 a.m., after being thrown off an approximately 20-foot-high balcony close to Pier […]

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Suspect confesses to hammer attack, but pleads not guilty Douglas Epp, 43, pled not guilty to attempted murder, assault and weapons charges on Tues., Aug. 28, nearly a month after he allegedly attacked a Spanish tourist with a hammer in City Hall Park. Epp had confessed to committing the July 30 crime prior to the […]

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