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Raisinets theft bUST

Police arrested a 60-year-old man for petit larceny inside the Duane Reade at 131 Eighth Avenue on Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m. Police said that the suspect put nine packages of Raisinets in a suitcase and then tried to leave the store without paying. The packages, comprised of raisins folded into milk chocolate, were given a total value of $18,

Woman harassed

A resident of 247 West 26th Street reported that she was harassed when leaving her apartment on Wednesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. She told police that a drunk man approached her as she was leaving her apartment, pushing her head and grabbing her face. She said that he also pushed her into her closed apartment door and when she screamed, he went down the stairs. Police said that the man was removed to Bellevue Hospital as an “intox male” but was not arrested.


Police arrested a 31-year-old man for petit larceny at the northeast corner of 11th Avenue and. West 20th Street on Friday, April 6 at 5:40 a.m. Police said that the man removed a bicycle from a rack at the corner. Officers found burglar’s tools, including a grinder, multiple screwdrivers, vice grips, multi-tool and a wrench, as well as a marijuana, on his person. The e-bike was recovered when the suspect was arrested.

Bike stolen

A 30-year-old man reported that his bike was stolen after he locked it in front of 264 West 23rd Street on Friday, April 6 at 12:55 a.m. He told police that he locked the bike to a bus stop pole, including the rear tire, and went into the business at 264 West 23rd Street to use the restroom. His bike was missing when he left the building 10 minutes later at 1:05 a.m.

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