NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are on the hunt for a woman who they say stole a pair of ruby red slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” that are worth several thousand dollars.

Authorities said the woman removed the slippers from a display case inside the lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel located at 1100 South Ave. in Staten Island on March 3.

Officials said the sparkly shoes are worth $2,500.

Anyone with information regarding the grand larceny incident is urged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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