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Bed-Stuy »

Serial Chain Snatcher Robbed Women at A and J Train Stations, Police Say

The suspect grabbed necklaces from three women during the morning rush hour in July, officials said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

CRIME BLOTTER: Prospect-Lefferts Woman Woken By Robbers in Her Living Room

The thieves made off with her laptop, wallet and $100 in cash, police said.

Crown Heights »

Detective Chases Down Teen Who Attacked 82-Year-Old in Crown Heights: NYPD

An NYPD detective saw the robbery in Crown Heights and arrested the 15-year-old.

Crown Heights »

Teen Snatched Necklace Off Woman's Neck After Asking For Directions: Police

The robbery happened on Monday in Crown Heights, police said.

Crown Heights »

Shoulder Surfers and Rubber Checks Drive Up Crime in Crown Heights

Identity theft is plaguing the 71st Precinct, police say.

Hunts Point »

Video Shows Thief Mugging Elderly Man in Bronx Elevator, Police Say

NYPD released video of a suspect beating a man in an elevator to take his chain.

Crown Heights »

It's Back to the Future With Phone Snatches, Chain Grabs Up in Brooklyn

Amidst phone-grab fears, cops in Brooklyn see a spike an old school crime — chain snatching.