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The following incidents are notable crimes from the 6th and 7th precincts: 7th Precinct School safety agent sprayed with harmful substance A NYPD school safety agent was assaulted while trying to break up a fight, police said. On Sunday, Oct. 13, around 12:10 p.m., a 25-year-old agent was helping other agents break up a fight […]

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The following incidents are notable crimes from across Lower Manhattan: Stolen tips lead to fight On Oct. 25, around 2:40 p.m., a group of thieves entered the Matto Espresso coffee shop at 188 Seventh Ave. took the tip jar and tried to flee, police said. When a male customer tried to stop the thieves, a […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A woman was able to escape from an attack inside an East Village apartment building, according to police. The incident occurred on Friday, Oct. 25, around 11 p.m. A man allegedly followed a 19-year-old woman into a residential building near East 7th Street and Avenue A. Once inside the building, they […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police said they arrested 22-year-old Bronx native Jose Ortiz early today for the Oct. 24 robbery of an Upper West Side woman underneath scaffolding at 200 Amsterdam Avenue. Video surveillance footage shows two people approaching the 57-year-old victim from behind and one of the assailants punching her in the side of […]

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ATM robber turns violent A woman was robbed while she was at an ATM on Tuesday, Oct. 15, around 11:20 p.m., police said. Inside the Bank of America at 1293 Broadway, a man allegedly approached the 22-year-old female victim, told her he had a gun and took her wallet. The man then punched the woman […]

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BY MARK HALLUM | An indictment for brutal killings of four homeless men in Chinatown, allegedly by Randy Santos, 24, moved forward with an announcement from Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. Santos is charged with four counts of murder and two for attempted murder after he allegedly went on a rampage with a metal bar in […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police are looking for a creep who groped an underage girl in the subway, officials said. The incident occurred on Monday, Oct. 21, around 2:40 p.m. A man approached a 16-year-old girl on a staircase in the subway station at Eighth Avenue and West 44th Street, police said. The man then […]

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The following are notable crimes within the 5th and 6th precincts: 6th Precinct Would-be bank thief leaves empty-handed There was an attempted robbery at the Chase Bank at 340 Sixth Ave., police said. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m., a man approached a window in the bank and held up a sign that read, […]

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E train pervert A man is wanted by police for exposing himself to a woman on the subway, officials said. On Friday, Sept. 6, at 7:35 a.m., an 18-year-old woman was on a downtown E train, between 23rd and 14th Street, when a stranger sat down across from her. He then allegedly unzipped his pants […]

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Two workers were injured, one fatally, when a three-story wall collapsed on them as they worked to demolish an historic Lower East Side synagogue on Monday morning. The workers were rushed to NewYork-Presbyterian Downtown Hospital. One of the workers died shortly after arrival, and the other was treated for minor injuries, fire officials said. Neither […]

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