Wrote last month about the NYPD’s search for man pictured above in connection with ten armed robberies/muggings on the UWS. In each case, the suspect allegedly followed his victim into their building before holding them up with either a gun or knife. Police say they now have the man in custody.
UPDATE 5/16: Police Have Upper West Side Armed Robber/Mugger Suspect In Custody Some disturbing news to start the day: Police are searching for the man pictured above in connection with ten armed robberies/muggings on the Upper West Side. In each case, the suspect allegedly followed his victim into their building before holding them up with [...]
While I think of the Upper West Side as a safe place to live, year-end NYPD statistics show a large uptick in felony crime. The 20th and 24th precincts — covering 59th to 110th Streets, between Central Park and the Hudson — saw a total of 2,095 serious crimes (i.e., murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, [...]
UPDATE 6/13: 2nd Reader Reports Having iPhone Stolen From Her Hands By Same Perp Got an e-mail last night from a reader detailing a pretty brazen theft of her iPhone: The thief literally grabbed it from her hand while she sat at an UWS restaurant. MUW reader Pam was dining around 7:55 pm yesterday when [...]
Some odd crime news for this Sunday evening… An UWS man is under arrest for allegedly stealing $42K worth of musical instruments from a neighborhood building lobby early this morning.
Crazy scene at the 72nd Street 1/2/3 subway station yesterday morning as an attempted robbery unfolded during the morning rush hour commute. The incident apparently ended with the suspect getting pepper sprayed by police on the platform.
Posted on Sunday that cops were looking for a woman accused of impersonating a police officer and stealing a debit card. They hunt is still on, only it turns out it’s not a woman… it’s a man who was dressed as a woman.
Surveillance video of the woman police are looking for (Source: NYPD, via DNAinfo.com) The woman above is accused of impersonating a police officer and robbing another woman in broad daylight outside an UWS bank last month.
This happened on Monday evening, but because I’m still traveling, it’s news to me. A 20-year-old suspected marijuana dealer was shot three times in his UWS apartment (317 W. 100th, between Riverside & West End) — apparently by two of his customers.
Have you seen this woman? Police are searching for her in connection with a mugging/iPhone theft on the Upper West Side.
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Police are on the hunt for an armed gunman who robbed an Upper West Side store and a fashion thief who made off with a $4,000 designer jacket.