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Police are turning to the public for help in identifying a man who died yesterday morning in Coney Island. The man was behind the building, located at 3112 Bay View Avenue, Wednesday at 9am, when he went into cardiac arrest. EMS responded to the scene and rushed him Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The man is described as between 50…

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http://youtu.be/W7tDHX1cm0A Cops are after two men caught on video clumsily nabbing the cash register from a Gravesend car wash last week. Police say the suspects forced their way through the security gate and into the Classic Car Wash, located at 2944 86th Street and Avenue X, on Friday, February 13 at about 7:30pm. Once inside, they…

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Police responded to a 911 call early this morning about a body spotted on Coney Island’s Reigelmann Boardwalk. Wen Bai Ping, 77, was found face-up, unconscious, and unresponsive on the boardwalk near Stillwell Avenue at 7:15am with his cane nearby, cops said. Fifteen minutes later, EMS arrived and pronounced the Wen dead. The Coney Island man’s…

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Cops say a woman in her 20s posed as a utility representative to rob a 79-year-old man in his own home. The woman knocked on the man’s door at approximately 3pm on January 8, in a building near Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue. When the victim answered, she identified herself in connection with a…

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An attempted carjacking on East 6th Street near Avenue Z was stopped in its tracks when the suspect was scared off by a passenger’s screaming. Cops say a 59-year-old woman was parking her car at the intersection just after 3pm on Thursday, January 1, when a man jumped into the back seat. The man demanded the…

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A hearty congratulations is in order. After attending a rigorous Twitter training seminar in September (following a series of missteps), the NYPD is finally ready to join the social media stage. On December 2, the 61st, 62nd, 63rd, and 68th Precincts all tweeted their first tweets! Though the Twitter accounts have been open since the summer, it seems they are finally…

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A man was found fatally shot in the head Saturday morning in a Coney Island building with a history of recent tragedies. Police responded to a 911 call at 8:45am of a person shot inside 2007 Surf Avenue, where they found a 43-year-old man collapsed in the 13th floor hallway. The man had a gunshot…

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