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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police on Saturday announced an arrest of a homeless man in a string of at least four random attacks — and possibly more — on pedestrians in the Village and Chelsea area. In at least one of the assaults, he reportedly made anti-white statements. According to cops, Todd Lyons, 33, of […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A Gap store in East Midtown was recently robbed by a couple of thieves looking to boost their wardrobes with blue jeans, or maybe sell them. Police said that on Sat., July 27, around 10 a.m., $1,700 worth of jeans were stolen by a man and woman at the Gap at […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A man was recently seen openly masturbating on a Lower Manhattan subway platform in the middle of the morning, according to police. On Mon., Aug. 5, at 10:25 a.m., a 29-year-old woman was on a Downtown N train that had stopped at the Canal St. station, when she noticed a man […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | There was an attempted rape inside a Midtown spa, according to police. On Tues., Aug. 6, around 12:05 p.m., a 43-year-old female spa employee entered a room where a male patron was set to receive a massage. But the man grabbed her and pulled her onto the bed and tried to […]

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19th precinct  Assault and pepper Two men stealing purses from Designer Revival, at 324 E. 81st St., sprayed an employee with an unknown substance before hitting her with a bag, police said.  On Aug. 6, around 5:30 p.m., a 23-year-old employee reportedly opened a display case at the luxury handbag store to show two potential […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police said a group of young toughs have been mugging solitary males in the early-morning hours in the Downtown area and also on the Upper West Side and in Central Park. In one of the Downtown incidents, on Fri., Aug. 2, around 3:50 a.m., the 22-year-old male victim was walking near […]

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 Q Train sexual abuse There was a sexual assault on the Q train at Union Square early on the morning of Wed., Aug. 7, police said. Around 4:20 a.m., on a Downtown Q train, a woman, 47, who had fallen asleep, awoke when a man touched her right shoulder with his exposed penis. When the […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A delivery guy was robbed of his bicycle at gunpoint in the Chinatown area on Thurs., July 25, police said. Around 9:45 p.m., the victim was approached in front of 120 Walker St. by a male and female who demanded his bike while displaying a silver firearm. The female rode off with […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police said they had made an arrest Saturday morning of a homeless man in connection with Friday’s incidents where two rice cookers were left in the Fulton St. subway station and another one was left in Chelsea. Larry Griffin, 26, originally from West Virginia, was collared in a Bronx apartment after […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A teenager has been arrested for the killing of a man that took place in Central Park earlier this month. Brayan Suazo, a 19-year-old from Washington Heights, was arrested on Fri., Aug. 9, and is facing murder and robbery charges, according to police. Officers received a complaint of an unconscious man near […]

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