NYPD: Suspect Withdrew Money From Bank Accounts Of Larceny Victims
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect they say is responsible for a pair of grand larcenies in Manhattan.
Authorities said that back on Nov. 17 of last year, a 27-year-old victim realized her wallet containing a Chase Visa and MasterCard, among other items, was missing at the Borough Hall Street subway station.
A few days later, a female suspect walked into a Chase Bank at Eighth Avenue and West 15th Street and withdrew $2,000 from that victim’s Chase account.
Police now believe the same suspect is responsible for another incident that occurred on Jan. 31 in the East Village.
Authorities said a victim discovered her wallet was missing and also told police that ATM withdrawals were made from her Bank of America account.
The suspect is described as a white female, between 25 and 30 years old, 5-foot-3 and between 110 and 125 pounds with dark-colored hair.
Anyone with information 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.
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