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'Call of Duty' Thief Steals 19 Copies of New Video Game on Release Day

By Emily Frost | November 17, 2015 11:21am
 A thief stole 19 copies of the game on Nov. 6.
A thief stole 19 copies of the game on Nov. 6.
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UPPER WEST SIDE — A thief made off with 19 copies of the newly released "Call of Duty" video game from a neighborhood gaming shop on the day the popular game was released, police said. 

The suspect entered Game Stop at 2322 Broadway on Nov. 6 at 7:45 p.m., grabbed four copies of "Call of Duty: Black Opps III" for Xbox and 15 for PlayStation, and fled without paying, police said.

The newest game in the series, with copies ranging between $59 and $100 at Game Stop, was released at the store the same day. 

The stolen games were worth a total of $1,020. 

A worker at the store declined to comment.

Police did not offer a description of the suspect.

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