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He may have been a little above the targeted age bracket at the Forever 21, but that didn’t stop one man from entering the Broadway Plaza store on West 230th Street and packing up several pairs of men’s jeans, according to police. more
A woman taking a look at her bank account balance was shocked to find it quite a bit lower than she remembered. When she got home and was able to check online, she found that just over $4,000 had been swiped from her checking account, police said, and she surely hadn’t spent it. more
A group of roving teenagers got violent on the evening of March 1, allegedly shoving a 61-year-old man to the ground near the corner of Broadway and Exterior Street. Four people — all described as being about 13 years old — reportedly attacked the man around 9 p.m. They then kicked him, stealing $200 in cash before running south on Exterior toward West 225th Street. more
When a man parked his car on the northwestern tip of University Avenue around dinnertime Feb. 20, he trusted that the next day, his 2017 Mercedes-Benz would still be there, in the same condition he had left. more
Many people take for granted that the personal check they slip into the mailbox will arrive safe and sound at the intended destination. Unfortunately for a local woman, somebody got to her hard-earned money first. more
Sometimes a crook’s not out to steal a car — just parts of it. more
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. But teach a man to fish, and he’ll likely break into your college to steal a shirt. more
The man who let himself into a U-Haul on the  200 block of West 230th Street in the late-night hours of  Jan. 21 was out to break a 50th Precinct record for number of arrests in one month. more
The relatively quiet day on the 5000 block of Fieldston Road was disrupted last week when a driver walked to his car only to discover it gone. more
It didn’t take long into 2020 for the community’s tired refrain of tire theft to suddenly make an appearance. more
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