- Last Updated: 3:20 AM, June 17, 2012
- Posted: 12:30 AM, June 17, 2012
The man pictured here used a Times Square ATM to raid a woman’s bank account, police said.
The woman, 45, took out money from the ATM at Seventh Avenue near 42nd Street at about 12:30 p.m. on June 1, authorities said.
She failed to exit her account before walking away, and the thief cleaned her out to the tune of $1,000.
He was described as in his 30s and wearing a red hooded sweat shirt.
It was a bizarre catch, to say the least.
A man named Byrd was busted Tuesday for allegedly sneaking into a lower Manhattan restaurant’s freezer and stealing $200 worth of fish.
Patrick Byrd, 52, was caught on surveillance video reaching into the freezer of the Blue Planet Grill, on Greenwich Street near Albany Street, grabbing some seafood and stuffing it into a duffel bag at 9:10 p.m. on May 18, records show.
Some workers witnessed the fishy heist, but Byrd easily outran them.
He wasn’t as lucky with local cops. They quickly recognized him, and swooped in for the arrest at his mom’s house, law-enforcement sources said.
Byrd was charged with burglary.
A man in a brawl over a woman on a Harlem street corner died when he took a tumble and his head hit the sidewalk, police sources said.
Robert Williams, 42, was injured at about 11:30 p.m. Friday at West 155th Street and Eighth Avenue. He died at Harlem Hospital.
Detectives were investigating last night whether there was any criminality involved. There had been no arrest.
Three punks literally stole the shirt off a straphanger’s back and helped themselves to his backpack for good measure, authorities said.
Ricci Saunders, 20, and two accomplices surrounded a man as he sat on a southbound No. 6 train at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, records show.
“Give me your book bag and your polo shirt, and don’t make a move before I snuff you!” Saunders barked, according to law-enforcement sources.
The man quickly took off his shirt and handed over his North Face backpack, which contained two pairs of American Eagle jeans and a B.B. Simon belt, according to records.
Cops soon busted Saunders, but his pals were still on the lam as of late yesterday.
Police are searching for the man pictured here, who allegedly stole a woman’s handbag from a Long Island City store.
The suspect walked into F.L. Young, on 24th Street near 39th Avenue, at about 4 p.m. on May 13, grabbed the pocketbook and fled, cops said.
The bag reportedly contained cash and credit cards, said law-enforcement authorities.
The thief was described as in his 20s and wearing a red T-shirt and brown pants.