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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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Man beaten brutally outside Soho bar Police are investigating the brutal robbery of a man outside a Soho bar and nightclub last month. The victim, 27, ended up unconscious in the hospital with no memory of how he got there, police reported. The incident occurred shortly after the W.i.P. club closed, while hundreds of people, […]

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Suspicious package scare The heightened security in New York City since the Boston Marathon bombings migrated to Tribeca on April 22 when a bomb squad was called in to investigate an abandoned package, which proved to be harmless. The package in question was left on a city bus April 22 as the bus parked for […]

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Grand theft motorcycle A motorcycle was scooped up off the streets of Battery Park City on Tuesday, police reported. The owner, 29, said he parked his red and white 2011 Ducati 848 Evo outside 235 South End Ave. at 6:45 a.m. on April 16, while he was at work. At 7:15 a.m., he went back […]

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Sex assault near City Hall A 28-year-old woman was sexually assaulted across the street from City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan early Sunday, police said. Police say the attack took place on Theater Alley, a small side street off Beekman St. near Park Row just before 5 a.m. on April 14. The woman’s attacker spoke […]

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Woman found dead on subway tracks A woman was found dead on the tracks of a Canal St. subway station on Sunday afternoon, police said. The body was spotted by a passerby at about 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7. Police could not immediately tell whether she had been hit by a train. The woman […]

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Designer duffles bagged Six shoplifters conducted a grab and go operation at a Louis Vuitton store in Soho that cost the boutique $6,210 in merchandise plus repairs. An employee told police that four young men entered the 116 Greene St. location at 3:15 on Sat., March 30. The men caused a distraction while a fifth […]

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Dapper ‘Brando’ thief A thief with a taste for theatricality and fine design has been plundering a Soho interior design store, an employee reported. The worker told police that on multiple dates, a man would enter Poltrona Frau at 145 Wooster St. and then leave while she was distracted. She described him as male, 5’7”, […]

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Boat break-in Police arrested a man wielding a large hammer on Pier 25 in the early morning hours of March 6 after breaking into a ship docked at the pier. Police reported that a man tried to break into a ship, The Nantucket, a privately-owned charter ship that was tied up at the Tribeca pier […]

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