Nearly $3K in Burberry Scarves Stolen From SoHo Shop, Police Say

By Irene Plagianos on November 21, 2013 9:54am 

 Six Burberry scarves were stolen recently from the designer's SoHo shop, police said.
Six Burberry scarves were stolen recently from the designer's SoHo shop, police said.
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SOHO — A pair of thieves grabbed $2,760 worth of Burberry scarves from the British designer’s SoHo shop last week, police said.

One of the shoplifters browsed through the 131 Spring St. store at about 3 p.m. Nov. 16, looking at various items before selecting six scarves and laying them on top of a display case, a store employee told police.

Then, the other shoplifter walked past the chosen goods — four “check” scarves, worth $1,980, and two “giant, icon” scarves totaling $780 — and quickly pulled them into two large, white shopping bags, before heading out the store, police said.

The crime was captured on video surveillance, police said.

Police were still investigating the crime as of Wednesday.

Other notable crimes in this week's NYPD blotter in the 1st Precinct include:

► A woman had $24,350 worth of jewelry and clothing stolen from her car as she ate at upscale Danish restaurant Aamanns Copenhagen at about 5 p.m. on Nov. 17, police said.

The 52-year-old woman said when she returned to her car, parked in front of 36 White St., she found the passenger window smashed and her Tumi suitcase gone. The bag contained a $2,500 Tiffany & Co gold heart necklace; two pearl necklaces, valued at $7,500 and $2,500 each; $200 gold earrings; her $6,000 diamond engagement ring; Ray-Ban and Coach sunglasses; and an iPad.

► A 48-year-old woman was arrested for whacking a man with a milk crate, slicing his right arm with the force of the blow, police said.

Sam Mui was charged with assault and harassment for shoving a Financial District pushcart owner with a crate and then hitting him with the crate on Nov. 14 at 5 a.m. outside of 200 Water St. T

he victim told police the woman curses and yells at him every morning, but became violent for the first time last week. She immediately fled after striking the man, he said.

Information about Mui's lawyer was not immediately available.

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