Crime Watch

| 07 Jul 2022 | 02:45

    Cafe Burglar Fails to Score

    A 57-year-old male employee of the Arte Cafe at 106 West 73rd St. near Columbus Ave. reported that at 6:49 a.m. on Friday, June 24, a 30-year-old man entered the location through the unlocked front door. The intruder next went behind the counter and attempted but failed to open the cash register. He then left through the front door, fleeing in an unknown direction. The reporter stated that at the time of the incident other workers were inside the establishment, but it was closed for business.

    Stolen Catalytic Converter

    According to police, a 33-year-old man parked his gray 2005 Honda Accord in front of 221 West 82nd St. near Broadway at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 24. When he returned to the vehicle at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, he started the car and realized from the unusual sound that the catalytic converter had been removed from the vehicle without permission or authority. The stolen converter was valued at $1,200.

    AT&T Store Broken Into Overnight

    A 24-year-old male employee of the AT&T store at 2066 Broadway near West 71st St. told police that at 5:28 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21 – while the location was closed for business – an unknown man broke the store’s side window, removed a number of electronics from a display shelf and fled the location on a scooter. The stolen items included an Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max and three Apple iPads totaling $3,858.

    Two Suspects Take Cosmetics from Sephora

    According to a 36-year-old male employee of the Sephora store at 2103 Broadway at West 73rd St., at 12:21 p.m. on Friday, June 24, two men – one of them around 40 years old – entered the location and removed items of merchandise without permission or authority. The stolen merchandise included 45 makeup products from Gucci and Tom Ford, totaling $2,436.

    Man’s Package Disappears from Building

    Police stated that a 27-year-old man living on West 79th St. had ordered some merchandise from the Apple Store Online and paid for express delivery by Uber Eats. At 1:03 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, he received a notification that his order had been delivered to his residence, but when he went to check with the building’s doorman he was unable to locate the package. The missing package contained an iPhone 13 Pro Max and a leather case, a total value of $1,158.