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Police say two women had a child steal a purse, wallet, fanny pack and cash box. (credit: NYPD)

2 Women Accused Of Using Small Child To Help With Thefts In Queens

Two women were arrested and charged Monday, in connection with a string of thefts in Queens in which they allegedly used a small child to steal wallets and other items.

05/19/2014

Wheelchair-Bound Theft Suspect

Wheelchair-Bound Suspect Charged With Stealing Purses, Wallets

A wheelchair-bound man was in police custody Saturday morning, accused of stealing wallets and purses from guests at high-end Manhattan restaurants and hotels.

09/21/2013

Purse Germs

Study: Handbags May Have More Bacteria Than A Toilet Seat

Many ladies love their handbags and will spend a lot of money for the latest and greatest, but a new study said what is inside those bags may be covered in germs worse than what you’ll find in the bathroom.

05/15/2013

Century 21  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NY’s 5 Best Shops For Discounted Designer Purses

Wherever you stow your take-it-with-you must-have’s, your bag has got to be fabulous. Too savvy to spend $1,000 on a handbag? Here’s where to find this season’s hottest clutches, satchels and shoulder bags at prices way below retail.

04/04/2013

Rehana Hussain (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Queens Woman Targeting Purses Left In Shopping Carts

Rehana Hussain, 43, has struck at least eight times since January, police said. In nearly every case, she removes cash, credit cards or other property from victims’ wallets or purses while they’re shopping or distracted, police said.

04/03/2013

A counterfeit Tory Burch purse seized by police (credit: NYPD)

Police Seize Thousands Of Fake Purses, Wallets From NYC Store

Police in Manhattan have arrested six suspects in a multi-million dollar counterfeiting ring.

11/10/2011