19th Precinct

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Man Breaks Into Bistro Le Steak On Third Avenue, Police Say

The suspect was caught on camera breaking into the restaurant's office, police said.

Upper East Side »

91-Year-Old Man Assaulted on Upper East Side, Police Say

The victim was walking on East 86th street early in the morning when he was pushed down.

Upper East Side »

NYPD Eliminates Special Unit Responding to School Emergencies, Sources Say

School safety agents would remain, but the precinct's school response unit will disband, sources said.

Upper East Side »

Hit-and-Run Cyclist Critically Injures Woman on UES, Police Say

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition, with injuries to her head.

Mount Hope »

MAP: 577 People Shot in NYC So Far This Year, Data Shows

There were 577 shootings in the first half of 2015, 10 percent more than in the first half of 2014.

Upper East Side »

Woman Mugged at Gunpoint on Upper East Side, Police Say

Police are looking for an armed man who stole a woman's purse on East 80th Street.

Upper East Side »

Well-Dressed Thief Grabs Woman's Wallet in UES Supermarket, Police Say

Police are looking for a pickpocket who was last seen wearing brown dress shoes and black slacks. 

Upper East Side »

Burglar Dresses as Construction Worker to Steal from Apartments, Police Say

Gerald Jackson, 53, was caught on surveillance footage stealing from UES buildings, police said.

Upper East Side »

Man Who Hanged Himself in Police Custody Was Suspected Serial Burglar: NYPD

Police said they cracked the case but omitted that the prime suspect killed himself in police custody.

Upper East Side »

Serial Burglar Uses Fire Escapes to Steal Apple Products on Upper East Side

There were 37 burglaries in December 2013, more than double the amount for the same time last year.

Upper East Side »

Hurricane Sandy Helped Drive Upper East Side Crime Spike, Cops Say

The Upper East Side has posted an 11 percent increase in crime for 2012, NYPD statistics indicate.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Sees Increase in Major Crimes This Year

Overall felony crime jumped nearly 16 percent this year compared to the same period last year.

New York City »

iPhone App Allegedly Catches Cops Trying to Access Suspect's Phone

A hidden app allegedly grabbed photos of cops trying to access a suspect's iPhone.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Side is Manhattan's Safest Neighborhood, Report Says

The Upper East Side ranked as the safest neighborhood in Manhattan, despite a high rate of grand larcenies.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Pot Activists Rally Near Bloomberg's UES Townhouse

Protesters blame mayor for turning city into "marijuana arrest capital of world."