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Robbers Targets Columbia Students But Only Want iPhones

Robbers Targets Columbia Students But Only Want iPhones

Columbia University students should be weary of two robbers going around campus, but only if they own an iPhone. In three different cases, the robbers demanded students hand over their iPhones. However, when two students didn't own the coveted smartphone, the robbers asked for cash instead or [Full Story…]

Gadget Thefts Up on Subway

Gadget Thefts Up on Subway

According to police, thieves have been snatching more and more gadgets from the hands of NYC subway riders. While above ground larcenies are down 8%, there were 118 grand larcenies in the New York City this August, 14.6% more than last year. NYPD Spokesman Paul Browne said to The Wall Street Journal [Full Story…]

iPads Stolen at UWS Apple Store

iPads Stolen at UWS Apple Store

Last week, the Apple store on the Upper West Side was hit several times by criminals who stole boxes of iPads from UPS deliverymen. The first incident took place Tuesday morning when a man took a box of iPads as a deliveryman was stacking them outside his truck.  Later that week, several [Full Story…]

Laptop Robbery Result of Local Craigslist Connection

Laptop Robbery Result of Local Craigslist Connection

As Craigslist has become a popular tool for the NYC prostitution business, it is now being used for robbery as well.  The NYPD is looking for a man who set up a robbery by arranging a meeting with someone selling a laptop on Craigslist. When the men met  in Astoria, Queens, the robber [Full Story…]