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A surveillance image of a woman police believe stole a man's camera, laptop and wallet after he invited her up to his hotel room on the Lower East Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Came Up To Man’s LES Hotel Room, Stole His Property

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a woman who allegedly stole a man’s camera, laptop and wallet after he invited her up to his hotel room on the Lower East Side.

08/19/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of a $2,400 Nikon camera from a photo studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Ripped Off $2,400 Camera From Greenpoint Photo Studio

Police on Tuesday were asking the public for assistance in finding a suspect who allegedly swiped a $2,400 camera from a photography studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

08/12/2014

Kirsy Polanco says she chased down and collared an alleged wallet thief in Union Square on July 17, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Says She Chased Alleged Wallet Thief Into Subway, Collared Him

An alleged wallet thief on a shopping spree got quite the surprise after police said he messed with the wrong woman.

08/08/2014

This and other cryptic art road signs by Ryan McGinness were installed for the Summer Streets festival. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Target Cryptic Road Signs Installed For Summer Streets

Some bizarre signs have been posted on lamp posts around New York City — but just as quickly as they were put up, someone stole most of them.

08/08/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of $75 from the Congregation Adas Yereim synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole From Donation Box At Kew Gardens, Queens Synagogue

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who stole $75 from a donation box at a synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens.

07/31/2014

A surveillance image of a man with his hand in the tip jar at the Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem. (Credit: The Chipped Cup, via Imgur)

Man Apparently Caught Reaching Into Tip Jar At Harlem Coffeehouse

The Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem caught a man on surveillance camera allegedly reaching into the tip jar and swiping cash this week.

07/29/2014

Suspect wanted for forcibly ripping chain from woman's neck in Brooklyn (NYPD)

Caught On Camera: Man Rips Chain From Woman’s Neck At Brooklyn Bus Stop

Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man caught on video ripping a chain from a woman’s neck in Brooklyn, causing her to fall face-first onto the sidewalk.

07/29/2014

Dominic Mero, 18 months, was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Spring Valley on Friday, July 11. Neighbors have come together to raise funds after a donation jar for his funeral was stolen. (Credit: CBS 2)

Community Steps In After Theft Of Donation Jar For Spring Valley Boy’s Funeral

The tragic death of a child in Rockland County has been compounded by the outrageous theft of money to pay for his funeral.

07/16/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe stole a woman's iPhone in the Bay Ridge Avenue subway station in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Suspect Who Ripped Off iPhone In Bay Ridge Subway Station

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who ripped off an iPhone from a woman at a subway station in southern Brooklyn.

07/15/2014

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Former Ridgewood, N.J. Village Worker Gets Probation For Stealing $460,000 In Quarters

A former public works inspector in Ridgewood, New Jersey was sentenced to five years’ probation Monday after admitting stealing $460,000 in quarters over a period of two years.

07/09/2014

Virgin Mary Statue, Old Bridge

Religious Statues Stolen, Vandalized At Multiple Old Bridge, N.J. Homes

Residents of Old Bridge, New Jersey, have been seeing a rash of vandalism and theft of lawn ornaments.

06/26/2014

Nancy Hano (CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Victim Left With Big Clue About Suspected Bronx Credit Card Thief

A thief allegedly went on a spending spree after stealing credit cards from a woman’s car in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. But police now have a giant clue to help them track down a suspect.

06/23/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects police believe stole a purse from a Lower East Side apartment and used a credit card from it. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Stole Purse From LES Apartment, Used Credit Card

Police on Thursday were seeking two suspects who allegedly stole a purse from an apartment on the Lower East Side, and using a credit card from it at a 7-Eleven store.

06/19/2014

Steamroller Theft

Police: Suspect Stole Steamroller From Bronx Parking Lot

Police on Friday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who drove off with a steam roller that had been parked in a parking lot in the Bronx this past spring.

06/14/2014

Jersey City Police BIG DL

Jersey City Cop Admits To Stealing, Extorting From Government Informant

A Jersey City police officer admitted Friday that he stole more than half a million cigarettes, and extorted $20,000, from a person he thought was a drug courier.

05/30/2014

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