WANTED: Grand Larceny Pattern (Manhattan)

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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regards to a grand larceny pattern that occurred within the confines of the 1st Precinct. Details are as follows:

Incident 1: (1 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Monday, August, 8,2016, at 7:30 p.m. the victim a 26-year old female was inside of Smokehouse restaurant located at 46 Stone street when an unknown individual removed her wallet from her bag. At 1953 hours the individual is captured on photo surveillance using the victim credit card inside of a Target located at 100 14 Street in Jersey City NJ for a total amount of $ 508.27.

 Incident 2: (10 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Sunday, August, 7, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. the victim a 40-year old female was inside the Giovanni Rana Pastifico & Cucina restaurant located at 75 9 Avenue when unknown individual removed her wallet from her bag. At 2035 the individual is captured on photo surveillance using the victim credit card inside of Macy’s Herald Square located at 151 West 34 Street in the amount of  $ 1941.77

 Incident 3: (1 Pct) it was reported to the police that on Wednesday, August, 24, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. the victim a 25-year-old male was inside of the Charlie Bird’s restaurant located at 5 King Street when he realized his wallet was missing. The unknown individual is captured on surveillance photo using the victim credit card attempting to buy an Apple laptop inside of the Apple store located 103 Prince Street. The transaction was never completed.

Incident 4: (17 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, September, 21, 2016, at 1:15 p.m. the victim a 37-year-old male walked into the Midtown North Precicnt to report that his wallet was stolen on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 when he was inside of the Beer Bar located at 200 Park Avenue. At 1446 the unknown individual is captured on surveillance photo using the victim credit card inside of Best Buy located at 529 5 Avenue purchasing two Apple Macbook Pro laptops for the total amount of $ 5,443.00. At 1800 hours, the individual also entered the Apple Fifth Avenue store located at 767 5 Avenue using the victim credit card to purchase a Macbook Pro laptop for the total amount of $3,482.91

The individual is a:

  •  Male, White, approximately 30-40 years of age, 5’10”-6’0″ tall and 190 lbs.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.