Man Missing Fingers Swipes Thousands In Merchandise From High-End Retailers, Cops Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He’s missing fingers on both hands, but police say that hasn’t stopped a man from grabbing tens of thousands of dollars in merchandise from high-end retailers in Manhattan.

Cops say his spree began in January when the man swiped a $4,530 shearling coat from the Jill Sanders store at 818 Madison Avenue.

On March 3, the suspect entered the Fendi store at 598 Madison Avenue and made off with a fur coat priced at $37,000.

fingerless robberies Man Missing Fingers Swipes Thousands In Merchandise From High End Retailers, Cops Say

Police say a man missing fingers on both hands has been robbing high-end retailers in Manhattan. (Credit: DCPI)

Most recently, on June 26, the man allegedly took a small decorative statue worth $24,000 from the Daum Jewelry store at 499 Park Ave.

The suspect who is missing fingers on both hands has been described as a Hispanic male between 50 and 60-years-old, he is 5’5″ with partially bald, gray hair.

Anyone with information has been asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS(8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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