Manhattan’s trendiest neighborhoods terrorized by thieves, NYPD stats show

December 26, 2022

Manhattan’s trendiest tourist-packed neighborhoods have become increasingly terrorized by brazen thieves who are leaving shop workers stymied and scared. Grand larcenies have soared up to over 60% in Gotham precincts in the past year. In the 13th Precinct, grand larceny jumped 25.4 percent. Check out more newslettersLast week, Adams conceded that “grand larcenies are killing our [crime] stats in the city’’ — and it’s not just businesses that are getting targeted. In the First Precinct, grand larcenies also rose from 819 to 1,184 incidents, for a 44.6% increase.