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Athleta Shoplifta

At 8 p.m. on Monday, May 28, a man in his mid-30s entered the popular fitness apparel store Athleta at 216 Columbus Ave. and made off with clothing valued at $1,700.

Game Stop Robber Strikes Again

A Game Stop bandit who has been terrorizing the chain’s stores throughout Manhattan struck the company’s location at 2322 Broadway recently, police said. At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, the man stole $1,300 in cash from the register before fleeing.


Yes, it’s another Upper West Side Duane Reade robbery. At 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, a 30-year-old man went into the chain’s store at 380 Amsterdam Ave. and stole $1,800 worth of facial cream, police said.

Stolen Wallet

Police remind restaurant patrons to keep your bags on your laps or between your legs to protect your valuables when dining out. At noon on Wednesday, May 9, a 51-year-old woman left her bag on a chair in a restaurant at 1900 Broadway. When she next looked for her wallet, she found that an unknown individual had removed it from her bag. The stolen wallet contained credit cards and $100.

Veneta Vendetta

A shoplifter got away with a pricey handbag. At 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, a man entered the Century 21 store at 1972 Broadway and stole a Bottega Veneta bag valued at $1,600, police said.

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