The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the female depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny that has occurred within the confines of the 44 Precincts in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, October 08, 2019 at 1330 hours, inside of 1406 Townsend Avenue, (beauty salon) a 61-year-old female victim left her purse unattended on a chair and walked out of the salon. The victim returned and the purse was removed from the chair. A short time after, an unidentified female grabbed the victim’s bag and fled in unknown direction. The pursed contained credit cards and personal items.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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