NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Wednesday released surveillance video of two women accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of personal items from Knicks forward Derrick Williams’ home.
Sources said Williams, 24, met two the two suspected women while out with his friends at the Up & Down nightclub, at 244 W. 14th St. near Eighth Avenue, around 5:20 a.m. Saturday. The women went back to Williams’ apartment later that night, sources say. Williams’ roommate was also with them, sources said.
The women were at Williams’ apartment for about an hour and a half before leaving, police said.
Later that day, Williams noticed numerous personal items and jewelry valued at about $617,000 missing from his bedroom, police said. Sources said a Louis Vuitton backpack was also taken, and the total value of the stolen items was about $750,000.
Sources said Williams told police the events happened after the Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76’ers Friday night.
Police late Wednesday released surveillance video of the two women inside the Up & Down club.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.