A 24-year-old victim is short one wallet and $2,000 after a tricky thief took it from her backpack.
Authorities say that on Wednesday, August 31, at approximately 5:39 p.m., video surveillance shows the victim browsing inside the Forever 21 store at 40-24 College Point Boulevard.
The video shows another woman, pushing a baby carriage, following closely behind. The suspect, pictured on the left, then stole the victim’s wallet, which had $2,000, from her bag.
The suspect then ran away from the scene. No injuries have been reported.
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 submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM.