NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in Manhattan are asking for help finding a woman accused of snatching an expensive handbag from Upper East Side store.
Authorities said that on February 12 around 3:35 p.m., the suspect was inside the Ralph Lauren store at 888 Madison Avenue and walked out with a brown, crocodile bag without paying for it.
The handbag is said to be worth upwards of $25,000.
The suspect is described as a white female in her 40’s or 50’s with brown hair, a thin build and approximate weight of 110 to 115 pounds.
She was last seen wearing a tan, three-quarter length coat with a maroon scarf, black pants and black boots.
Anyone with information in regards to the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). 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.