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Bushwick »

Bushwick Burglaries Up as Thieves Target Boom of Construction Sites: Police

Burglaries have jumped 39 percent, partly driven by thefts of new appliances and tools, police say.

Maspeth »

Thieves Posing as ConEd Workers Steal $70K from 78-Year-Old's Home: Police

The suspects posed as ConEd workers to access the man's home and rob him, police said.

SoHo »

Robber Bites Man on Neck at Varick Street Subway Station, Police Say

Alajuwon Aleem, 22, bit a man who tried to stop him from stealing a friend's purse, police said.

Fort Greene »

Belly Dancing Costumes and Sword Stolen from Car in Fort Greene, Police Say

More than $2,000 worth of belly dancing paraphernalia was stolen from a car parked on Fort Greene Place.

Upper West Side »

Car Break-Ins Down 55 Percent on Upper West Side, Police Say

Break ins along Riverside Drive, West End Ave. and Broadway have dropped following increased patrols.

Chelsea »

Feces Smeared on Chelsea Apartment Door for Second Time, Police Say

Police could not say if the feces belonged to a human or an animal. 

TriBeCa »

Thieves Prey on Athletes' Unattended Bags on Pier 25, Police Say

Two people had their wallets stolen hours apart while they played sports on Pier 25, police said.

Melrose »

VIDEO: Shopkeeper Takes Gun From Masked Thief and Tries to Chase Him Down

Ali Muhammad Hamissou slugged a gun-toting thief who was robbing his shop, he said.

Upper East Side »

Central Park Mugger Puts Victims in Chokeholds, Police Say

The thief robbed two men in the same area of Central Park, police said.

Crown Heights »

Man Busted After Trying to Get Reward for Stolen Jewish Prayer Items: NYPD

The suspect allegedly stole tefillin and then tried to return them for a reward.

Upper East Side »

Woman Pushing Stroller Has Wallet Stolen at Fairway Market, Police Say

A thief snatched a 33-year-old woman's wallet at the Upper East Side's Fairway Market, police said.

Chelsea »

AAA Driver Almost Runs Over Customer Mad About Long Wait, Police Say

The driver swore at a woman who was waiting for help, then nearly ran her down, police said.

TriBeCa »

Parking Lot Gives Keys to $82K Audi to Thief Who Claimed He Lost His Ticket

Alliance Parking on Canal Street turned over the 2014 Audi to a 20-year-old who said he owned it.

East Village »

VIDEO: Woman Steals iPad From Dempsey's Pub, Owner Says

A woman found the pub unattended and then stole the gear from behind the bar, the owner said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Police Arrest 14-Year-Old and Another Suspect in Rash of Fire Escape Thefts

Police said they caught the crew responsible for many recent burglaries in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.

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