WANTED: Grand Larceny (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 102 Precinct/TD20. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. both the individual and the victim, a 25-year old female were on a northbound “J”, when the train entered the 75 Street and Elderts Lane subway station the individual snatched the victim’s purse from off of her lap and fled the subway to parts unknown. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

 The individual is:

  • A male, white, 20-30 years of age, light complexion,
  • Last seen wearing a dark colored coat, gray hoodie, blue jeans and dark colored shoes.

 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.