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Officer Who Handed Out Most Bike Tickets Helped Catch Kidnapper, NYPD Says

Officer Joshua Vincek was responsible for a record number of cyclist summonses.

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Police Adding More Officers at School After Report of Driver Luring Kids

A man tried to lure kids into his black SUV by offering them candy outside P.S. 87, the school said. 

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Parents Renew Call for Safety Measures After Student Struck Near UWS School

The victim, 13, was hit by a driver on Columbus Avenue earlier this week, prompting outcry from parents.

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Suspect Smashing Doors of Upscale Stores in Burglary Spree, Police Say

The burglar has struck five times at three luxury retail stores on the Upper West Side, police said. 

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UWS Precinct to Hold Mass Paper Shredding to Combat Identity Theft

The 20th Precinct is planning to bring a large paper shredder to the neighborhood next month.

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2 Teens Busted with Illegal Gun After Chase Through Lincoln Center Station

The 16-year-olds were tracked by officers into the Lincoln Center subway station, police said.

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Unlocked Doors Lead to Spate of UWS Burglaries, Police Say

The 20th Precinct has seen a sharp increase in break-ins in recent weeks, police said. 

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Pedestrian Accidents Down 75 Percent on Crash-Prone UWS

The 20th Precinct said its educational sign campaign is working in preventing accidents. 

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Pedestrians at Fault for Recent UWS Traffic Accidents, Police Say

The 20th Precinct's top officer blamed recent crashes on pedestrians stepping into intersections.