NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for two women who they said used a child to help them steal from a person’s bag in Queens.
It happened on May 7 at a store on Bell Boulevard in Flushing.
Police said the women made the little girl remove a wallet from a bag located behind the cash register. The child then handed the wallet to one of the suspects and they fled the scene, police said.
Police have released surveillance images of the suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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