Crime

Six-Year-Old Girl Stabbed on Pike Street When Father Mugged at Knifepoint

Last modified May 14, 2020 at 10:19 am

Early this morning, a six-year-old girl was stabbed in the stomach during a robbery while walking with her dad, according to several published reports. The father was reportedly accosted by two male suspects at about 12:30am near Monroe and Pike Streets. One of the men apparently drew a blade and tried to stab the 55-year-old […]

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Serial Lower East Side Burglar Arrested this Week

Posted May 14, 2020 at 5:00 am

It’s the reason so many stores are boarding up during this coronavirus lockdown. Serial burglars are prowling the streets. Robert Bartlett, 63, was arrested on Tuesday for a string of Lower East Side commercial robberies, cops said. The suspect is believed to have hit four stores off the Bowery over the last month alone, with […]

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With Uptick in Crimes Against Asians, Mayor’s ‘Bias Crimes’ Forum is Biased [OP-ED]

Posted May 13, 2020 at 5:03 am

Did this just happen? Chinese, and Asians in general, have been the target of xenophobia and racial harassment since the outbreak of Covid-19. Locally in New York City, there have been several attacks that hit the mainstream media, including: A man harassed an Asian straphanger, repeatedly ordering him to move, then sprayed him with Febreze; […]

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Burglar on Citywide Spree Stole Booze and Cash from Popular Ludlow Street Restaurants

Posted May 8, 2020 at 5:02 am

Police are on the hunt for an opportunist who burglarized more than a dozen bars and restaurants across Manhattan during the coronavirus pandemic. Two of the commercial businesses hit were on the Lower East Side. The crook ripped off booze, cash and electronics as far north as Morningside Heights between April 21 and this past […]

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Man Stabbed with Machete Outside Bowery Mission

Posted April 14, 2020 at 5:06 am

A man was stabbed with a machete yesterday afternoon on the Bowery, cops said. Shortly after 3:00pm yesterday afternoon, the suspect furnished a machete and stabbed another man outside the Bowery Mission. He then fled northbound on foot toward Houston Street. Details are scant at the moment, but Police believe that it’s a “homeless-related” incident. […]

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Woman Arrested for Stealing $3,500 of Luxury Bags from Bowery Boutique

Posted April 13, 2020 at 5:03 am

The perpetrator of an early-morning bag heist inside a Bowery boutique earlier this month has been caught, police said. On April 1, at approximately 4:20am, the unidentified female reportedly entered The Hole at 312 Bowery through a side door. Once inside the gallery store, she nabbed three luxury purses valued at $3,500 before fleeing. The suspect […]

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Cops Release Photos of Suspects Wanted in Stabbing Outside Delancey Street Starbucks

Posted April 9, 2020 at 5:07 am

Police last week released images of the suspects wanted in connection to a stabbing outside the Delancey Street Starbucks in late-March. The suspects fled and are still at large. On March 21, four hooligans stabbed a pedestrian who was walking to the northbound M15 bus stop at Allen and Delancey Streets. The assailants attacked the […]

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Thief Steals $5K of Tech Equipment from Grand Street Settlement Community Center at Rutgers Houses

Posted April 7, 2020 at 5:05 am

As we’ve seen, the COVID-19 shutdown does not deter crime. Police said that a man broke into, and robbed, the Grand Street Settlement community center at Rutgers Houses this past weekend. The suspect, pictured in the surveillance photo above, stole more than $5,000 worth of computers and equipment. The suspect remains at large. The area community […]

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Straphanger at East Broadway Station Chases Down Mugger to Retrieve his Wallet

Posted April 3, 2020 at 5:08 am

Criminals are still out there, in spite of the COVID-19 lockdown. Especially in the largely empty subway stations. East Broadway station again lives up to its dangerous reputation with a mugging there last week. According to police, a man entered the station at Rutgers Street and East Broadway at 8:45pm on March 24 to purchase […]

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Grindr Date at Baruch Houses Gone Awry as Man Robbed with Taser, Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Last modified March 27, 2020 at 7:37 am

A man was threatened with a taser and robbed in the Baruch Houses this week after a Gindr meetup gone awry, police said. The victim had been corresponding with another man on the Grindr dating app, and arranged an early-morning meetup at the Baruch Houses on March 23. (Nevermind, COVID-19.) At 7:30am, the victim arrived […]

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