The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male and female seen separately in the attached surveillance photos and video in connection with a grand larceny in Transit within the confines of the 107th Precinct/ Transit District 20. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 2:30 a.m. the victim, a 28-year-old male, awoke on a bench inside the Briarwood E/F train subway station and discovered that his laptop bag had been removed. The bag contained a Lenovo laptop valued at $1,000, iPhone chargers, a t-shirt and neck tie, prescription medication, credit/debit cards and other banking-related documents. A subsequent and ongoing investigation yielded the attached surveillance video that shows: 1) an unidentified female white who used the victim’s Chase Sapphire credit card to make a $117.50 MetroCard purchase on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the 110 Street subway station on the Lexington Avenue line, in the confines of the 23rd Precinct/ Transit District 4. 2) an unidentified male black who used the victim’s Chase Sapphire credit card to make a $362.53 purchase of a flat-screen TV and a GoPhone on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at a Target store located at 517 East 117 Street, in the confines of the 25th Precinct.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.