NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are hoping to nail a thief who’s been ripping off salon employees in Brooklyn.

Cops say on September 19, the woman stole $600 cash and bank card from an employee’s handbag at the Ms. Q Nail Salon on Rogers Ave in East Flatbush.

Over a month later, on October 28, the woman took an employees hand bag containing $500 cash, credit cards, and keys from Church Street Spa Nails on Church Ave.

The suspect is a black woman, approximately 35-years-old, 5’6″ to 5’9″, 175-lbs, with a medium build, dark complexion, and long black hair.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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