Crime Watch


50 pair of Panties stolen

A gang of shoplifters likely has some happy lady friends now. At 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, between as many as perpetrators entered the Victoria’s Secret store at 2333 Broadway and stole 50 pairs of panties valued at $1,200, police said.

CVS Distress

How will a drugstore manager make up for the loss of makeup? At 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, a man entered the CVS store at 200 West End Ave. and got away with cosmetics valued at $1,587.

Gap Tap

Perhaps this shoplifting raid was the work of a criminal cowboy. At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 3, an unknown perpetrator entered the Gap Store at 1988 Broadway and took some $1,800 worth of denim clothing from store displays before fleeing the location.

Dress, boots stolen from car

Yet another motorist learned the peril of leaving valuables in a parked car. At 1 p.m. on Friday, November 3, a 65-year-old woman parked her 2015 Jaguar at the corner of West 85th Street and Broadway. When she returned she discovered that items of clothing had been removed from the vehicle, including a Valentino dress and Chanel boots with a total value of $8,500.

Bike Theft

At 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, a 55-year-old man parked his bicycle outside 40 Amsterdam Avenue. When he returned for his two-wheeler he found it was gone. The bike was a Trek valued at $5,000.