Robbery

Police Release Images of Men Wanted in Connection with Armed Robbery of Rivington Street Bodega

Posted January 16, 2018 at 5:10 am

Police are looking for three men wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Lower East Side bodega. Two of the suspects allegedly entered the LES Mini Mart at 127 Rivington Street at 10:08pm this past Saturday, and held up the cashier at gunpoint. The armed duo made off with about $600 in cash […]

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In Attempted Orchard Street Heist, Arsonist Crook Douses ‘Yaf Sparkle’ Employee in Lighter Fluid

Posted December 31, 2017 at 4:09 pm

An employee of Yaf Sparkle on Orchard Street was reportedly doused in gasoline during a heist at the jewelry store yesterday afternoon. The perp, one Kevin Scurry, entered 158 Orchard Street shortly after 3pm pretending to be a customer. When a female employee showed him some trinkets, he proceeded to drench her in lighter fluid […]

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Bandits Lift Piggy Bank Tip Jar from Sugar Sweet Sunshine

Posted December 18, 2017 at 5:18 am

Bah Humbug. Two thieves stole a countertop tip jar from the beloved Sugar Sweet Sunshine Thursday night. The Rivington Street bakery announced the petty, small-time hit job on Facebook with a public shaming. The jar in question was a forty-five-year-old piggy, and staff had apparently just emptied. So there wasn’t much left for taking. “It […]

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Perp Collared for Beating Retired Cop and Stealing His Gun in Broome Street Bodega

Posted November 8, 2017 at 5:18 am

The man who roughed up a retired cop early Saturday morning and ran off with his gun is now in police custody, according to published reports. Forsyth Street resident Rafael Calderon, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with robbery, grand larceny, assault, and criminal possession of a weapon. The 49-year-old retired cop had reportedly been visiting […]

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Robbers Steal $850 from Koneko Cat Cafe on Clinton Street

Posted July 5, 2017 at 5:12 am

Koneko cat cafe on Clinton Street fell victim to a robbery Monday evening, just as workers were closing up for the day, police said. The bandits entered the premises at roughly 9:30pm. One of the men allegedly thrust his hand into a bag holding what appeared to be a gun, according to a dispatch in the Daily […]

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Kickstarter Holiday Shop on the Bowery was Robbed This Week

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:29 pm

BiteMyApple, the popular online store for Kickstarter-funded Apple accessories, had opened a dedicated holiday boutique at 312 Bowery earlier this month. The store is stocked with all sorts of crowd funded goodies, and more than 80% of the available products are exclusive to the pop-up. And it was robbed this week. According to shop owner […]

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Richies Owner Mugged Inside Delancey Store

Posted October 18, 2012 at 6:48 am

Sunday morning at roughly 11:20 am, the badass owner of budget depot Richies fought off a thug who tried to nab $50,000 in cash and credit card receipts.

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Police Seeking Serial Mugger on the Lower East Side

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

Shield those iPhones and other electronic desirables in public. Police are on the hunt for a robber who’s holding up victims specifically for their electronics.

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Police Hunting Duo for Attempted Robbery at Delancey Duane Reade

Posted June 19, 2012 at 6:09 am

At roughly 11 pm Friday night, two armed men, described as in their forties, entered the pharmacy at 100 Delancey Street and demanded money from the cashier at gunpoint.

Man Steals TV from World Hotel on the Bowery; Quickly Caught

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

The rash of crime continues on the lower stretches of Bowery, just south of Grand.

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