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BY GABE HERMAN | A 78-year-old man was robbed in the East Village on Mon., Aug. 12, police said. Around 3:40 p.m., the victim was sitting outside near the corner of E. Fifth St. and Avenue D, when a man walked up to him from behind and snatched two chains from his neck. The robber […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A young man was mugged on Tues., Aug. 13, near 353 West St., at Pier 40 on the West Side, according to police. Around 10:20 p.m., an 18-year-old man was walking at the W. Houston St. pier, when a group of men surrounded him and demanded his property. The victim tried […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a criminal mischief incident that has been classified a hate crime in the East Village’s Ninth Precinct. Police said that on Thurs., Aug. 8, around 2:40 a.m., the suspect reportedly walked up to an abandoned building at […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Cracking down on high-flying skateboarders, enforcing the curfew, and maybe even adding permanent gates for the first time, were among the quality-of-life issues in Washington Square Park recently discussed at Community Board 2 meeting. Detective Robert Jackson of the Sixth Precinct addressed the June 24 meeting, held jointly by the board’s […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police suspect that a man found at Central Park’s Lasker Pool was murdered. ABC 7 reported that on Tues., Aug. 6, a camp counselor found the body of a man with head trauma on the park pool’s upper terrace, located at E. 106th St. and the park’s East Drive at about […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | An older woman walking in Chelsea was killed on Thurs., Aug. 8, after being hit by a taxi around 1 p.m., according to police. The 77-year-old victim was identified as Iris Crespo, of 60 Amsterdam Ave., at W. 62nd St. She was trying to cross W. 22nd St. at Eighth Ave., […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Twenty-third St. and Sixth Ave., tragically, continues to live up to its reputation as one of the city’s most dangerous intersections. A man who was struck by a cyclist there at the end of July died of his injuries earlier this week, police reported. Police said Michael Collopy, 60, of 170 W. […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | An elderly man was robbed in the East Village on Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Around 4:40 p.m. on Aug. 6, inside a residential building near E. 11th St. and Second Ave., a man approached the 82-year-old victim from behind and pushed him to the ground. The attacker then took the […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | There was a recent broad-daylight cell phone theft on the street in Chelsea, according to police. On Tues., July 30, around 4:50 p.m., a 36-year-old woman was walking uptown on Eighth Ave. at W. 26th St., when a man approached from behind and grabbed her cell phone. The phone filcher then […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men wanted for questioning in connection with a pattern of electric bicycle thefts. On July 17, around 2:10 a.m., two men riding bicycles approached a 48-year-old man riding an electric bike from behind as he passed 153 E. 110th St. According […]

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