Crime Watch

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Gap Zap

A golden girl scored some illegal gold recently. At 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, a 63-year-old woman entered the Gap store at 1988 Broadway and made off with $1,500 worth of clothing.

Drone Moan

Maybe the local Apple store should deploy drones to safeguard their drones. At 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, an unknown perpetrator entered the location at 1981 Broadway and shoplifted one of the popular remote-control flyers valued at $1,500.

Reade Redux

And the shoplifting incidents at Duane Reade just keep on coming. At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, a robber entered the Reade store at 380 Amsterdam Avenue and got away with a variety of over-the-counter medications valued at $1,083.


A thief plucked a woman’s wallet in a hair removal salon. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, a 33-year-old woman was having her eyebrows done in the City Brows store at 2265 Broadway when a man grabbed her wallet containing $400 in cash and credit cards.

Gym Jam

Unfortunately, not all gym rats are fitness enthusiasts. At 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 19, a 70-year-old man was working out in the New York Sports Club facility at 248 West 80th Street. By the time he had conclude his workout, someone had broken into his locker and taken his wallet, containing $113 in cash and credit cards.

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