NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in Manhattan are asking for help finding a woman accused of snatching an expensive handbag from Upper East Side store.
Authorities said that on February 12 around 3:35 p.m., the suspect was inside the Ralph Lauren store at 888 Madison Avenue and walked out with a brown, crocodile bag without paying for it.READ MORE: Broadway Theaters Can Reopen At 100% Capacity On Sept. 14, Gov. Cuomo Says
The handbag is said to be worth upwards of $25,000.
The suspect is described as a white female in her 40’s or 50’s with brown hair, a thin build and approximate weight of 110 to 115 pounds.READ MORE: FAA Reports Sharp Increase In Reports Of Unruly Passengers Over Past Few Months
She was last seen wearing a tan, three-quarter length coat with a maroon scarf, black pants and black boots.
Anyone with information in regards to the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.MORE NEWS: 4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Orders Over $2,600 Worth Of SpongeBob SquarePants Popsicles On Amazon
All calls are strictly confidential.