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RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: Tao of Conflict Meets Blotter Style Guide | They’re no Golden Girls, and the tune they’re singing certainly isn’t “Thank You for Being a Friend.” Two females, both 23 years old, were deep into a night of fun by the time 1 a.m. rolled around on Wed., Oct. 10. Fate found them at […]

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2nd Ave. attack Two men in their 20s, both wearing hoodies, approached a 37-year-old man around midnight in front of 68 Second Ave., near E. Fourth St., and began to assault him. One forcibly removed the victim’s wallet and cell phone before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction. The victim suffered pain and bruising […]

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SNACK ATTACK Cops busted a 17-year-old kid for allegedly attacking a store clerk while stealing chips, ice cream, and a 20-ounce soda from a Canal Street bodega on Oct. 8. A worker told police he spotted the kid attempting to slip out of the deli between W. Broadway and Sixth Avenue with the ill-gotten snacks […]

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BRUISED APPLE A thief beat and robbed a man on Varick Street on Oct. 4, taking his $1,000 iPhone. The victim told police he was waiting for a Lyft driver to pick him up between W. Houston and King streets at 10:30 pm, when some goon cold cocked him right in the kisser, before grabbing […]

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BY SCOTT STIFFLER PETIT LARCENY: Dove thief gives drugstore no peace | Was he just in a mad rush to resupply and take his morning shower? Doubtful. At 8:04 a.m. on Fri., Oct. 5, an in-store Loss Prevention Officer at Rite Aid (282 Eighth Ave., corner of W. 24th St.) stopped a 36-year-old man who was […]

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Bank robbery A man entered the TD Bank at 80 University Place, near 11th St., on Tues., Oct. 9, around 5:55 p.m. and passed a teller a note demanding money, police said. The teller complied and gave him an undetermined amount of cash, after which the robber fled north on University Place. Police suspect the […]

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Minetta mugging Police said that on Wed., Sept. 26, around 10:35 p.m., a man followed a woman, 26, down the stairs into the entryway of her building in the vicinity of Minetta and Bleecker Sts., near Sixth Ave. He brandished a pair of pliers and demanded money. A brief struggle ensued, during which the suspect […]

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BAG MAN Cops busted a man for allegedly stealing a designer handbag at knifepoint from a Spring Street fashion boutique on Sept. 27. An employee told police he approached the suspect to guide him to a mirror at the store between Greene and Mercer streets at 6:02 pm, when the guy allegedly pulled a kitchen […]

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BY SCOTT STIFFLER ASSAULT: Horseshoes, hand grenades, and auto accidents | Imagine what this overheated hothead would have done if the cab actually crashed into him! A hard-working cabbie was the victim of an assault that took place at 9:20 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 27, at the southeast corner of W. 10th Ave. and W. 18th […]

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Police said that on Wed., Sept. 26, around 10:35 p.m., a man followed a woman, 26, down into the stairwell entryway of her building in the vicinity of Minetta and Bleecker Sts., near Sixth Ave. He brandished a pair of pliers and demanded money. A brief struggle ensued, during which the suspect grabbed the victim […]

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