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Shoulder Surfers and Rubber Checks Drive Up Crime in Crown Heights

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

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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.

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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.