Woman Steals Purse From Bronx Nightclub

Published on January 15, 2017, 7:46 am
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The search is on for a woman accused of stealing a purse from behind the counter of a nightclub in Bronx earlier this month.

Surveillance video provided by the NYPD shows the woman going behind the counter of Casablanca Restaurant and Lounge on Walton Avenue in Mott Haven before bending down and grabbing the purse shortly after midnight on January 8, 2017.

Police say the purse belongs to a 35-year-old woman and contained credit cards and the woman’s car keys.

The NYPD says the woman is around 5’5″ tall and has straight black hair. She was last seen wearing a light-colored shirt with a tie knot and shiny gold leggings.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents are 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 Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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