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Police Seek ‘Bad Apple Duo’ In String Of Grand Larcenies Across NYC

Two men wanted in connection with several grand larcenies in Manhattan and Brooklyn (Credit: NYPD)

Two men wanted in connection with several grand larcenies in Manhattan and Brooklyn (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are on the hunt for two suspects wanted in connection with four grand larcenies in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

According to authorities, in each incident the men would enter the location, offer to sell the clerk a variety of Apple products for a reduced price, show the products in a bag, then switch the bags for an empty one before leaving the stores with the agreed-upon amount of cash.

The bait-and-switch incidents happened on Feb. 10 at 5505 5th Ave. in Brooklyn; Feb. 14 at 810 60th St. in Brooklyn; Feb. 15 at 1413 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan; and on March 6 at 54 Tiemann Place in Manhattan, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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