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Fresh thief A woman getting lunch suddenly realized she had no way to pay for her meal after discovering her wallet had been stolen. At 2:14 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 12., the 33-year-old woman reported her wallet missing after trying to pay for food at a Fresh & Co., at 127 E. 60th St. The […]

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First Precinct   XS’ive grab A 30-year-old woman walking north on Church St. had her $1,200 iPhone XS snatched right out of her hand near the northwest corner of Reade and Church Sts. around 6:35 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 13, police said. The thief is described as being a black male with short hair braids, […]

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10th Precinct Gourmet groper A man groped a woman inside Adam’s Market Place, a gourmet grocery and deli at 197 Eighth Ave., at W. 20th St., on Thurs., Feb. 14, police said. Around 2:40 p.m., the man reportedly approached the 23-year-old victim from behind and grabbed her buttocks while she sat on a stool. But […]

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First Precinct Bag nabbers The Versace store at 160 Mercer St. in Soho reportedly had $3,190 worth of merchandise stolen around 4:40 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 13. Police said two women acting together walked into the shop, and each concealed one of the place’s pricey bags before walking out of the store. Employees did not […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Car-cash theft There was a robbery at Midtown Center Auto Repair, at 537 W. 39th St., between 10th and 11th Aves., on Sat., Feb. 9, police said. Just after 5 a.m., an employee reported that a man unknown to him, but who was apparently known to the business’s owner, took $400 […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | An elderly man was robbed and injured in an attack at Broadway and E. Ninth St. on Mon., Feb. 11, police said. On that day at 5 p.m. in front of 771 Broadway, a man reportedly approached the victim, 77, and pushed him to the ground. The robber then took $900 in […]

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First Precinct Leather lover Police are searching for a woman alleged to have robbed the clothing store Diesel’s Soho location at 135 Spring St. on Thurs., Feb. 7, around 3 p.m. The thief is said to have walked into the store and placed three leather jackets, three T-shirts and one pair of leather pants inside […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A cab driver was taken by surprise when a thief tried to take off with his car in the Financial District. On Sun., Feb.10., a Brooklyn man jumped into the cab and took off when the hack took a break from driving and stepped out of the vehicle, according to police. Officers […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police shot and killed a man on the Lower East Side Friday morning who was attacking his partner with a knife, officials said. Chief of Department Terry Monahan said that two officers responded to a domestic dispute just before 7 a.m. at 227 Cherry St., in the Two Bridges area just east […]

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Bad Dream There was an assault at the Dream Hotel in the early hours on Sat., Feb. 2, according to police. Around 3 a.m., inside a room in the hotel at 355 W. 16th St., between Eighth and Ninth Aves., one woman pushed another, 20, to the ground. The attacker, who was reportedly a stranger, […]

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