WANTED: Grand Larceny Pattern (Manhattan)

310-16 MSGL Borough pattern 412 photo1The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying an individual in the attached photographs, in connection to several grand larcenies that occurred within the confines of the Midtown North and Midtown South Precincts. Details are as follows:

Incident#1 (14 Pct): On Saturday September 12, 2015, at approximately 4:00 pm, in front of 1501 Broadway, the victim discovered her wallet was removed from her purse. Among the items inside her wallet were her credit cards which were later used to make unauthorized purchases by an unknown female.

Incident#2 (18 Pct): On October 18, 2015, at approximately 6:00 pm, inside of 1552 Broadway (Express clothing store), the victim discovered her wallet was removed from her purse. Among the items inside her wallet was her debit card which was later used to make unauthorized purchases by an unknown female.

Incident#3 (14 Pct): On Sunday November 1, 2015, at approximately 6:00 pm, in the vicinity of 7 Avenue and West 44 Street, the victim discovered her wallet was removed from her book bag. Among the items inside her wallet was her credit card which was later used to make unauthorized purchases by an unknown female that totaled $1295.61.

Incident#4 (18 Pct): On Wednesday December 30, 2015, at approximately 7:00 pm, in front of 8 East 50 Street, the victim discovered her credit card case was removed from her tote bag. The victim’s credit card which was later used to make unauthorized purchases by an unknown female that totaled $2,500.

The individual is described as:

  • Female black, heavy set with short black hair.
  •  Last seen wearing a dark colored coat, a light colored scarf and dark colored pants.

Anyone with information in connection to these robberies is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.