Mark Treyger's proposed law would make New York City the largest in the nation to ban the practice.
Two men attacked a 21-year-old woman outside of a liquor store on Oct. 2, police said.
A $2,000 diamond engagement ring was among the valuables stolen Feb. 4, police said.
A man wearing dark-rimmed glasses stole a purse inside Fat Cat, police said.
A homeless man was arrested for repeatedly jabbing a man with scissors near 212 North End Ave.
The muggings happened in Midtown and Hell's Kitchen earlier this month, cops say.
Police were on hand warning buyers to take theft-prevention measures.
The mugger took his cell phone and cash before exiting the train in Bed-Stuy, police said.
A 27-year-old woman got away from an attacker, who tried to drag her into his car, cops say.
Police released a video of a man suspected in a cell phone robbery, and are also looking for another man.
Paula Medrano, an officer with the 88th Precinct, refused to hand over her phone to NYPD investigators.
The mugger allegedly robbed the man while he was parked on Metcalf Avenue Saturday night.
A man robbed a straphanger of her cellphone earlier this month at the F train stop at 18th Avenue.
Police said a group of teenagers stole phones from three victims in Fort Greene last week.
Leonard Johnson, 31, allegedly punched a man in the face and stole his cell phone, cops say.
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