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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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First Precinct Grand glass attack A patron of the Soho Grand Hotel was smashed with a glass wielded by an unidentified man at 11:15 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 2, leaving him with minor cuts in the ear and neck, police said. A witness reported to police at the scene that she heard the assailant shout, […]

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Sixth Precinct   Dirty soap man A 71-year-old man was arrested Mon., Jan. 28, for allegedly groping a 21-year-old woman’s breasts at Soapolgy, at 67 Eighth Ave., police said. Geoffrey Hollander, the man accused of sexual assault, reportedly claimed to be married to the woman after she reported the crime despite the two having no […]

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BY BOB KRASNER AND ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | “Shocked and saddened” pretty much described the prevailing mood at the soon-to-be-closed St. Brigid School on Wednesday afternoon. As parents left the school with their children, they stopped to express their disbelief. “Really shocking,” said Genay Jackson, while holding her twins’ hands. “I was shocked,” admitted Meg Tarter, whose 5-year-old […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police said they are looking for two men who robbed a Midtown jewelry store on Thurs., Jan. 31, and made off with $50,000 in jewels. The heist occurred around 5:30 p.m., when the two robbers entered Maurice Fine Jewelry, at 157 W. 57th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves. One of the […]

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