7th Precinct

The Annual ‘National Night Out’ is on East Broadway Today

Posted August 1, 2017 at 5:09 am

Tonight, the 7th Precinct Community Council and NYPD will partake in National Night Out Against Crime festivities. The annual block party is held from sea to shining sea in an effort to increase awareness for police programs within communities, such as highlighting neighborhood watches and drug prevention. The Lower East Side iteration will aditionally include […]

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Boss Tweed’s Saloon Raided in Multi-Agency ‘MARCH’ Sting Last Week

Posted July 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

Boss Tweed’s Saloon met the wrath of the authorities last week, falling victim to a multi-agency raid that resulted in dozens of violations and fines. The sting apparently transpired as a result of the drunk 20-year-old who allegedly passed out in the bathroom last week and remained trapped behind locked security gates. The story hit […]

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Suspects Who Robbed Koneko Cat Cafe at Gunpoint Still on the Loose

Posted July 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

Cops are still after a pair of robbers who held up Koneko cat cafe at gunpoint earlier this month. On July 3, both men entered the premises. One of the men allegedly thrust his hand into a bag holding what appeared to be a gun. “You know what this is, give me the money; don’t look at […]

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Cops Nab Perp After 3 Failed Bank Robbery Attempts on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 20, 2017 at 7:16 am

The twenty-two-year-old perpetrator behind a trio of unsuccessful Lower East Side robbery attempts was nabbed yesterday, police said. His name is Richard Callison of Oradell, NJ.  The man, who donned a fisherman hat and sunglasses, first hit the Bank of America at Delancey and Ludlow Streets on Tuesday afternoon. He allegedly passed a note demanding […]

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There was an Attempted Robbery at the Bank of America at Delancey and Ludlow Yesterday [Updated]

Last modified July 19, 2017 at 11:38 am

At roughly 5pm yesterday evening, the Bank of America branch at the northwest corner of Ludlow and Delancey Streets (anchoring the Ludlow Residence) was the site of an attempted robbery. Cops are looking for a white male wearing black t-shirt, light shorts, and a green fisherman hat, who allegedly passed the teller a note demanding money. […]

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Suspect Charged in Connection with Molesting 8-Year-Old Girl on Essex Street

Posted July 6, 2017 at 5:03 am

The man suspected of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl in the courtyard of the Seward Park Extension last month is now in custody. On June 3, at around 7:40pm, the suspect approached the girl who was in the courtyard of 64 Essex Street. The man started flirting, then proceeded to grab the girl’s crotch “over her clothes” […]

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Seward Park Extension Cop Shooter Still at Large 5 Years Later

Last modified July 6, 2017 at 1:32 pm

It was exactly five years ago that two cops sustained gunfire during a drug bust in the Seward Park Extension on Essex Street. The shooter is still wanted for attempted murder of a police officer, and remains at large; there is a $32,000 bounty on his head. On July 5, 2012, officers Brian Groves and Eric Corniel chased a […]

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Local Band Responds to Arrest and Taser Incident at Orchard Street Block Party

Last modified June 23, 2017 at 8:35 am

By now you’ve probably seen the footage of cops arresting two musicians during a performance on Orchard Street Thursday evening. It was an event organized by The Cast as part of the “Make Music New York” program. During one of the evening sets, patrolling police from the 7th Precinct stopped by – apparently there was […]

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Pedophile Still on the Loose After Molesting 8-Year-Old Girl on Essex Street

Posted June 9, 2017 at 5:05 am

This creepy pedophile is still on the loose. Cops continue to pursue a man wanted in connection with the molestation of an 8-year-old girl on Essex Street last Saturday afternoon. On June 3, at around 7:40pm, the suspect approached the girl who was in the courtyard of the Seward Park Extension at 64 Essex Street. […]

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Cops Seek Perp for Sexually Assaulting a Minor on Essex Street

Posted June 6, 2017 at 5:07 am

Police are looking for suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault on Essex Street over the weekend. Wanted posters affixed to light poles in the vicinity of the Seward Park Extension detail the lurid encounter. The unknown perp is suspected of “touching the vagina” of a minor “with an open hand” outside 64 Essex Street at […]

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