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Park Slope »

Thief Snatches $900 Purse at New Dinosaur BBQ Restaurant, Police Say

A customer at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's new Gowanus location had more than $2,000 in valuables stolen.

Stapleton »

Thief Snatches iPhone from Teen on Staten Island Street, Cops Say

Police said the suspect took an iPhone from the teen in Stapleton earlier this month.

Sunnyside »

Man Nabbed for Swiping iPhone After Rash of Thefts at Sunnyside Station

Cops said they busted a man believed to be behind a string of iPhone thefts at a Queens train station.

Gowanus »

Thief Snatches iPhone From Woman's Hands Aboard F Train, Cops Say

The suspect snatched the iPhone as the Manhattan-bound F train entered the 9th Street stop, cops said.

Union Square »

Performer Stole iPhone From 14-Year-Olds in Union Square Station, Cops Say

Police were looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed the victims after they watched him dance.

Financial District »

FiDi Sephora Employee Busted for Stealing $1,000 in Face Creams, Cops Say

Jorge Sanchez, 27, is accused of exchanging stolen Sephora products for store credit.

New Brighton »

Straphanger's iPhone Swiped on Staten Island Bus, Cops Say

A man riding on the S52 bus near Jersey Street had his phone stolen, police said.

Elm Park »

Two Men Allegedly Stole iPhones from Staten Island T-Mobile Stores

The suspects entered the stores last month and took iPhones on display, police said.

Elmhurst »

iPhone Thief Arrested After Threatening Dad and 4-Year-Old Son, Police Say

Police said 17-year-old Louis Barragan threatened and robbed a Bronx dad and 4-year-old son Wednesday.

Washington Heights »

Thief Snatches iPhone From Straphanger at West 157th Street Subway Station

The victim was riding the 1 train earlier this month when the suspect swiped her phone, police said.

Park Slope »

Woman Assaulted During Cell Phone Robbery in Park Slope

A 41-year-old woman was punched and scratched by a cell phone thief on Carroll Street and Eighth Avenue.

Crown Heights »

With Crime Up Across Crown Heights, Each Avenue Finds Its Niche

From fake checks to phone snatches, assaults to robberies, crime is up, and location-specific. 

Fort Greene »

Cops Hunt Teens After Three Robberies

Police said a group of teenagers stole phones from three victims in Fort Greene last week.

Melrose »

Man Held Up at Gunpoint After Being Lured by Craigslist Ad, Cops Say

Days after the Craigslist caper, the suspects robbed a 17-year-old in Melrose, cops said.

Washington Heights »

iPhone Thief Punches Straphanger at 163rd Street C Train Station, Cops Say

Police say the suspect punched a man and stole his phone from the 163rd Street C train station.

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