Browsing: grand larceny

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Coppers are on the prowl for a villain of ritz and class who did indeed (allegedly) spy on a little old lady as she used an ATM at Kings Highway’s HSBC Bank, ultimately employing the ill-gotten information to steal $500 – presumably for more fresh threads and fly braids. According to officials, the suspect entered the 1602 Kings Highway bank…

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Cops are looking for neighbors’ help identifying a teenage purse snatcher who robbed a 78-year-old woman in Brighton Beach last Monday. The woman was in front of her home on Oceanview Avenue near Brighton 3rd Street when a teenage punk walked up to her at 12:40pm and ripped her purse out of her hand. The…

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An unidentified teen waited for the Q train to pull into the Ocean Parkway station, snatched an unsuspecting straphanger’s iPhone and bolted, according to police. The August 10 incident took place at approximately 10:50 a.m. Cops say the suspect waited on the platform until a southbound train pulled in. He then entered a train car and…

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Holy snatch-and-split, Batman! A man donning the famed crime fighter’s insignia made a not-so-daring escape after snatching an unattended bag from McDonald’s in Coney Island last month. Now police are on the hunt for the unmasked man, releasing the photo above captured by the 606 Neptune Avenue fast food chain’s surveillance video. According to authorities, the…

News & Features
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Officers from the 61st Precinct are turning to the public in their search for two women accused of stealing another woman’s wallet in Telco Discount Store. The women were caught on surveillance cameras in the 2901 Avenue U store, where they’re believed to have attempted to steal another woman’s wallet. Police told News 12 that…

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Police are looking for 27-year-old Thomas Davtian of Shell Road, who disappeared between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m. last night (sources vary) from a 61st Precinct stationhouse interview room. Davtian, who was arrested in connection with a robbery, is described as 6’2” tall, 180 pounds with green eyes and brown hair. According to police, he was last…

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