20th Precinct

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Thief Steals $1,400 in Nail Polish on Upper West Side

Nail polish stored in a parked car was swiped in a break-in, police said. 

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Thief Robs Teen of 3 iPhones on UWS Street, Police Say

The 19-year-old victim was mugged at the corner of West 65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, 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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New UWS Precinct Council President Wants to Make Group a Nonprofit

Erica Ehrenberg was elected to replace the 20th Precinct's president of the last four years.

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Thief Steals $1,400 in Allegra from UWS Drugstore, Police Say

A thief stole 57 boxes of Allegra from a local Duane Reade, police said. 

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Gunshot Fired in Brawl on Upper West Side Street, Police Say

Four men got into an argument Thursday night in which a gun was discharged. 

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Thieves Steal $600 in Rogaine from UWS Drugstore, Police Say

Shoplifters hit a number of major stores on the Upper West Side this week.

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Young Thieves Go on Shoplifting Spree at UWS Club Monaco, Police Say

The group of mostly women made off with $1,600 worth of sunglasses and hats, police said. 

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Rash of Locker Room Thefts Plagues UWS Gyms, Police Say

Thieves removed combination locks and stole everything from watches to wallets, police said.

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Clubgoer Robbed by Man He Brought Home on New Year's Eve, Police Say

An UWS resident brought a man to his apartment and discovered he made off with $600 and a laptop.

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Thieves Steal $3,600 of Merchandise from North Face Store, Police Say

Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of items from the store at Broadway and West 73rd Street.

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UWS Residents Oppose Private School Expansion, Citing Traffic Nightmares

The Columbia Grammar and Prep has proposed expanding its building at W. 93rd St. and Central Park West.

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UES Stop-and-Frisks Target Minorities, Police Stats Show

Black and hispanic people were stopped in far greater proportion than their white counterparts.

Hudson Heights »

Police Link Six Violent Upper Manhattan Attacks to Same Crew

Police believe the same men are responsible for six violent attacks since the beginning of June.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Gunshot Near Upper West Side School Rattles Parents

On Tuesday, a shot was fired at the intersection of West 71st Street and Amsterdam, near P.S. 199.