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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.

Financial District »

Flower Shop Worker Faked Robbery At Store Before Turning Self In

A 52-year-old employee of Eden Flowers told police he faked a robbery to steal money from the store.

SoHo »

$400 Marc Jacobs Purse, iPhone 5 Swiped From SoHo Hotspot Felix, Cops Say

A late-night reveler had her unattended purse stolen about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, cops said.

Cobble Hill »

Police Canvassing Crime-Ridden Areas for Unattended Valuable Property

The 76th Precinct is conducting a program called "Spot it to Secure it."

Red Hook »

Charitable App Lets Users Challenge Friends and Donate to Non-Profits

Users can donate to several organizations, including Red Hook non-profit Friends of Firefighters.

Sunnyside »

NYPD Beefs Up Western Queens Subway Patrols After Crime Spike

The Transit Bureau said the 108th Precinct had the highest subway crime numbers in Queens last year.

Heartland Village »

Muslim Man and Daughter Thrown Out of Staten Island Apple Store, Suit Says

A Muslim father and daughter are suing Apple, accusing its employees of religious discrimination.

Arden Heights »

Staten Island Game Studio Raises Funds for Zombie iPhone Game

Turn Based Studios started a Kickstarter campaign for their game about surviving the zombie apocalypse.

Greenwich Village »

'Mobile Spa' Selling $3K Phones to Open on Bleecker Street

The shop will sell customized phones made with leather, real snakeskin and gold plating. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

Thefts Up 100 Percent This Year at 76th Precinct, Police Say

The precinct has faced a number of iPhone thefts and robberies involving juveniles, officials say.