NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman who pretended to be a cop to steal a debit card on the Upper West Side is in fact, a man, according to police.
The man identified himself as a female police officer to gain access to the hospital’s administrative offices, but nothing was taken, according to investigators.
He’s seen again about two hours later about at a Chase Bank on the Upper West Side, where he walked up to a woman outside the bank, said he was cop and then stole her debit card, police said.
Initially, police said they were looking for a woman in the Upper West Side robbery.
Anyone with information should call police or Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.