Crime Watch

| 01 Jun 2022 | 01:01

    Shoplifting Incident Turns into Scuffle

    According to police, at 1:38 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, a 30-year-old woman entered the Marshalls store at 2182 Broadway at West 77th St. and attempted to take items of merchandise without paying. A 43-year-old female loss prevention officer tried to retrieve the merchandise and got into a physical altercation with the suspect, resulting in a small laceration to the employee’s left ring finger. Apparently, the suspect then reentered the store, went to a lower level and reclaimed the stolen merchandise, leaving through an emergency exit. The stolen merchandise included four pairs of shoes and a handbag totaling $277.

    Short Shorts

    A 25-year-old female employee of the Gap store at 1988 Broadway at West 67th St. told police that at 1:43 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, a 50-year-old man entered the location, removed items of merchandise and left without paying. The stolen items included 27 pairs of women’s shorts totaling $1,630.

    Bag Taken from Vendor’s Booth

    A 35-year-old woman reported that at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, she was selling merchandise in the parking lot behind 100 West 77th St. when she realized that her bag was missing from her booth. No unauthorized charges had turned up on her stolen credit cards at the time of her police report, but other items taken included a pink bag, a pair of Ray Ban aviator sunglasses, a New York State ID and various belongings totaling $938.

    Employee’s Bag Stolen in Chase Bank

    A 43-year-old woman stated that at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, she left her bag unattended on a chair inside the Chase Bank at 2219 Broadway near West 79th St., where she was working. When she returned for her bag at approximately 11:20 a.m. she realized that it was missing. Stolen belongings included the small bag, an iPhone charger, three medications and other items totaling $340.


    A 36-year-old male employee of the Sephora store at 2103 Broadway at West 73rd St. reported that at 7:57 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, a man entered the location, took items of merchandise and left without paying. No weapons were shown, and no injuries were incurred. The stolen goods included a number of skin care products totaling $1,090.