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Fort Greene »

Five Members of Neighborhood Watch Group Indicted for Attack on Student

Members of the Williamsburg Safety Patrol Unit attacked Taj Patterson, 23, according to the Brooklyn DA.

Mott Haven »

Thieves Steal $700 From Restaurant Employee, Police Say

Four men stole about $700 and several credit cards from a staffer at Changarrito, according to the NYPD.

Upper West Side »

Three Vans Stolen on Riverside Drive, Police Say

Three vans were stolen from a 10-block stretch of Riverside Drive last this month, police said. 

Richmond Hill »

NYPD's CompStat Creator Jack Maple May Have Street Renamed After Him

Maple died in 2001, after helping turn NY into one of the safest cities.

Belmont »

Gun Dealer Sold Weapons Near Bronx Zoo Entrance, Officials Say

Javon Burgess, 36, sold guns to an undercover detective outside the Bronx Zoo five separate times.

Greenwich Village »

Man Caught on L Train With Box Cutter and Someone Else's Wallet, Police Say

Officers roused a sleeping man on an L train only to discover he was carrying a box cutter, police said.

Upper West Side »

Unlocked Doors Lead to Spate of UWS Burglaries, Police Say

The 20th Precinct has seen a sharp increase in break-ins in recent weeks, police said. 

Financial District »

$15K Mink Coat Stolen From Woman's Chair at Starbucks, Police Say

Vintage online boutique owner Janetta Kardashian had her favorite fur stolen from a FiDi Starbucks.

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.

Williamsburg »

Man Stabbed in Stomach with Glass Bottle in Williamsburg, Police Say

The 28-year-old victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital and treated for a stab wound.

Fort Greene »

Bandit With Socks on Head and Hands Snatches Woman's Cellphone, Police Say

A man with socks on his head and hands took a woman's phone at the Walt Whitman Houses, police said.

SoHo »

Woman Loses Eyesight After Being Bashed With Bottle at SoHo Club: Officials

A 23-year-old woman was smashed in the face with a bottle at SoHo club Greenhouse, police said.

Financial District »

Man Who Refuses to Pay Prostitute Gets Wallet and iPhone Stolen, Police Say

The 24-year-old man took the woman back to his room at the Millenium Hilton in the Financial District.

Meatpacking District »

Thief Stashed Stolen Purse in His Pants at Meatpacking District Club: NYPD

Jorge Torres, 24, swiped the bag from a 21-year-old woman on Valentine's Day night, police said.

Pelham Parkway »

Elderly Woman and Two Teens Injured in Bronx Shooting

An 18-year old man, 19-year-old man and 79-year-old woman were shot in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon.

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