Three long aisles at Puppy Paradise near Brooklyn College lead the customer past leashes and puppy toys to the grooming, and play areas in the back. Behind a closed door that says Do Not Enter, about 20 cages filled with romping puppies greet potential buyers – as well as entice thieves. Last Friday, a seven-week-old […]
The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in finding two suspects who pushed an 81-year-old man onto the tracks at the Lorimer Street J platform in Brooklyn on Friday, said police. When the first suspect stole the 81-year-old’s iPhone and fled, the victim began to chase him, but the second suspect pushed him, causing […]
As if busy New Yorkers didn’t have enough to worry about this holiday season, an old nuisance is growing alarmingly commonplace. Opportunistic thieves are snatching purses and other items in the subway with increased frequency, often right out of owners’ hands. Subway theft is up 23 percent from this time last year, the NYPD has […]
Across the borough, buildings are becoming the target of thieves who police say are stealing the brass and copper water meters for re-sale to scrap yards.