Watch out if you go to movies at AMC Lincoln on W 68th and Broadway

Thieves Target Movie Theater on Broadway, Police Say

Posted on January 2, 2020 at 8:27 pm by West Sider


Surveillance images of the suspects.

A crime spree at a local AMC movie theater has police on the alert. A group of men have been swiping bags from moviegoers at the AMC at 1998 Broadway between 67th and 68th, according to a police bulletin.

“After removing the victim’s bags, the victims [were] notified that credit cards were used at various stores citywide,” the bulletin said.

Nine such incidents have been reported between July 6 and December 16.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the individuals is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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