WANTED: Robbery (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 122 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday October 30, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m. in the vicinity of Rose Avenue and 8 Street, an unknown individual gained entry into the 35 year-old female victim’s unsecured and unattended vehicle and removed her purse. Among the items inside her purse were 11 credit cards and jewelry worth approximately $13,000. Later that day, between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. the individual used one of the victim’s credit cards to purchase merchandise at Jay Rip Grocery (44 New Dorp Plaza), Speedway (2488 Hylan Boulevard) and 7-Eleven (2477 Hyland Boulevard).

The individual is described as:

  •  A light skinned male with a black backpack; last seen wearing a black knit cap, a black hooded sweater with red and white lettering on its chest, black sweatpants and black and white sneakers.

 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.