Gun-Toting Thief Swiped $150 Worth of Cold Medicine From Duane Reade, Police Say

Police are looking for the man shown in surveillance footage above and below because they say he stole a large amount of cold medicin … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Reports Recent Uptick in Robberies and Assaults; Seeking Suspect in Mugging of 73-year-old Woman

Although year-to-date crime statistics continue to fall in the 24th Precinct (86th - 110th Streets), the area has seen a recent increase in robberies and felonious assau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Chief Comes to UWS, Answers Questions About Gun Control, Bikes and Marijuana

NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill found a full house on a recent visit to a Community Council meeting at the 20th Precinct on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Sucker-Punch Attacks’ in Morningside Park Have Neighborhood on Edge

Several attacks in Morningside Park in recent weeks -- some allegedly committed by children between the ages of about 12 and 15 -- have r … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Mirror Stripping’ is the Upper West Side’s Newest Crime Trend

Crime continues to plunge on the Upper West Side, and although the 20th Precinct can no longer claim the steepest year to date decline in the city — i … Read the rest of this entry >>

81-Year-Old Pulled Down By Her Hair While in Line at Movie Theater

An 81-year-old woman was assaulted on March 30 while waiting in line at the AMC Loews on 84th and Broadway, according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pizza Delivery Man on Bicycle Helps Catch Robber: Police

Alou Bathily, who works as a deliveryman for Domino's on 72nd Street near Broadway, was making a delivery at 3 p.m. on a Friday late last … Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Break-Ins Spike in Sections of the UWS; Too Many Tasty Valuables are Visible, Police Say

Although overall reported crime continues to plummet across the Upper West Side, car break-ins are way up in the 20th Precinct, Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin told attendees at the 20th Prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Emerge in Susan Trott Murder Case; Purported Weapon Discussed in Court

Anya Johnston, the 24-year-old woman indicted for the second-degree murder of her neighbor Susan Trott, 70, last October, appeared before Judge Melissa Jackson in criminal court Thursday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Social Security’ Scam Targets Some West Siders

A robocall purporting to be from the Social Security Administration has been targeting some Upper West Siders in recent days, according to the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Court Docs Reveal Details on Massage Parlor Raided for Alleged Prostitution

An accusation of alleged prostitution lodged last July via the Crime Stoppers program set in motion an NYPD undercover opera … Read the rest of this entry >>

7 People Sprayed with Chemical in Possible Hate Crime

A woman sprayed seven people with an unknown chemical substance on Friday night in what police are investigating as a possible hate c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunmen Rob Man of Cough Syrup and iPhone

A pair of stickup men displaying a gun robbed a 20-year-old man of his prescription cough syrup and iP … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD: ‘Phenomenal’ Decrease in Upper West Side Crime Rates

Of the 77 precincts in New York City, the 20th Precinct has shown the largest decline in crime – year to date – compared to 2018, Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin announced at Monday night's Community Council Mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Seek Suspect in Stabbing on 93rd and Broadway

Police are looking for the man shown in a surveillance images above and the video below for a stabbing on Saturday, Feb … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunman Robs Rite Aid

A man displaying a gun robbed the Rite Aid at 210 Amsterdam Avenue (70th Street) at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, police s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Comes Together to Do What’s Good for the Goose

On Saturday morning, Jason Haber, a broker with Warburg Realty, was preparing to show the sixth-floor model apartment of a new condominium develop … Read the rest of this entry >>

Alleged UWS Package Thief Wishes He Hadn’t Opened This Box

A man who police say had repeatedly stolen packages from one Upper West Side building got an unwelcome surprise this past weekend, when … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Say Purse-Thieves are Hitting UWS Bars

A word of warning if you're out and about on the UWS this weekend: the 20th precinct said on Friday night that thieves had hit two ba … Read the rest of this entry >>

Robber Ties Family Up at Knifepoint During Home Invasion

A father, mother and adult daughter were tied up by a knife-wielding man during a home invasion at 306 W. 78th Street around 4:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to police officials. The daughter was apparently able to wriggle an arm free and call 9 … Read the rest of this entry >>