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BY JERRY DANZIG

Reade Greed

No West Side Spirit crime watch column can be considered complete without a Duane Reade shoplifting story, so here’s the latest installment. At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, two men and a woman went into the Reade location at 1889 Broadway and helped themselves to $2,100 worth of facial cream without paying.

Banana SplitThere were no hosannas in the Banana recently after a shoplifting incident. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, a 45-year-old man entered the Banana Republic location at 1976 Broadway and took off with items of apparel valued at $1,200.Stolen Bicycle

A Trek bicycle took an unauthorized trip. At 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, a 68-year-old man parked his two-wheeler outside 103 West End Ave. When he returned a few hours later, his ride was gone. The bike is valued at $1,600.

Locker Looted

Unless you’re seeking to replace your expensive wristwatch, you would do well not to bring it to the gym. At 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, a 30-year-old man locked up his Rolex watch with other belongings in a locker at the Equinox Sports Club located at 160 Columbus Ave. When he returned to the locker, he found that the Rolex, valued at $1,200, was now an ex.

Cabbie Robbed

It’s hard enough making a living as a cabbie without someone stealing your stuff as well. At 1 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, a cabbie briefly left his taxi outside 247 West 63rd St. When he got back in the cab, he found that someone had made off with his wallet, credit cards and $340.





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