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Brighton Beach Burglary Suspect

Police: Suspect Has Been Scamming, Stealing From Elderly Brooklyn Residents

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who burglarized the homes of two Brighton Beach, Brooklyn residents – both of them over 80 years old.

01/22/2014

A surveillance camera caught this suspected thief twerking outside of a Clinton Hill apartment. (Credit CBS 2)

Suspected Thief Caught Twerking On Clinton Hill Surveillance Camera

A suspected thief was caught on camera showing off her dance moves in Brooklyn.

12/12/2013

Surveillance footage of a man wanted in connection with a series of robberies at doctor's offices in New Jersey (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Thief Targets Women Working At Medical Offices

A thief has been preying on women who work at medical offices in New Jersey.

11/13/2013

Tiffany's Necklace Thief

Necklaces Valued At Nearly $100,000 Stolen From Tiffany’s On Fifth Avenue

A thief walked into Tiffany’s on Fifth Avenue a well-dressed man, and walked out a wanted man.

06/11/2013

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

MTA Worker Bound By Armed Thief In Broad Daylight Attack

The woman working in the subway booth saw a man who appeared to be dressed like a contractor. According to police, the suspect pulled out a gun, took out duct tape and rope and tied her up.

05/12/2013

Brooklyn Q Train iPad Thief

Police Search For iPad Thief Who Struck In Brooklyn Subway

Police on Saturday were searching for a thief who swiped a woman’s iPad out of her hand on a subway train in Brooklyn.

04/27/2013

Columbia Thief

Man On Crutches Makes Off With Laptop Bag At Columbia

A thief may have been on crutches, but police said that didn’t stop him from stealing a laptop bag from someone at Columbia University and escaping.

03/26/2013

Mosque Thief

Police Seek Thief Who Stole Woman’s Pocketbook At Queens Mosque

Police on Saturday were asking for the public’s help in finding a thief who stole a 65-year-old woman’s pocketbook as she prayed at a mosque in Queens earlier this month.

03/23/2013

Apple iPhone

Brooklyn Man Says He Tricked iPhone Thief Using Dating App

A Brooklyn man now has his stolen iPhone back – after he claims he tricked the thief into meeting him through his OKCupid dating app.

01/05/2013

Subway Phone Thief

Police Seek Thief Who Stole Phones, iPads From Women On Subway

Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who stole cell smart phones and iPads from subway passengers in Brooklyn and Queens between mid-November and last week.

12/19/2012

Police in New Jersey have been searching for three years for this man, who, they said, has robbed more than 150 businesses across the state. (Photo: handout)

N.J. Cops On Hunt For Suspect In 1-Man Crime Wave Impacting 150 Businesses, Homes

Police in New Jersey are looking for a man who has been robbing businesses across New Jersey in the early morning hours, mostly on Sundays, and has the same m-o in every case – he slithers his way in through broken glass.

11/29/2012

Laura Debeau (credit: CBS 2)

Westbury, Long Island Mom Wants Stolen Family Photos Returned

Laura DeBeau said losing the nearly 1,000 photos spanning 30 years is like losing her sons all over again.

06/29/2011

iPhone (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD: Bicyclist Thief Snatching Smartphones In Brooklyn

Cops in Brooklyn were hunting for a thief who bikes up to people talking on their iPhones or Blackberries, grabs the phones from their hands and then just pedals away at high speed.

12/03/2010

The Myers family, from Bloomfield, NJ, posed for this picture while visiting Madison, Wisconsin; in the photo, a thief is seen stealing John Myers' bag. (Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Myers)

Wis. Thief Caught By NJ Victim’s Photo Gets 5 Days

A Wisconsin man whose theft of a tourist’s bag was captured in a photograph the tourist was taking has been sentenced to five days in jail.

10/30/2010

This photo caught a would-be criminal in the act of stealing a bag from a N.J. family on vacation in Wisconsin.

Self-Timer, Crime Of Fashion Catch Would-Be Robber

A New Jersey family is thanking a would-be robber’s fashion faux pas for putting a stop to a crime in progress.

08/26/2010