NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman has been stealing purses and wallets from nail salons across New York City, police said.
The suspect has struck 14 times since last September in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. She lifts the wallets or purses from cabinets, closets and desk drawers, police said.READ MORE: New NYPD 'Digidog' Robot Raising Questions Among New Yorkers
She’s gotten away with credit and debit cards, along with at least $500 in cash.READ MORE: Bloomfield High School Senior David Odekunle, Who Grew Up In Nigeria, Receives Acceptance Letters From 7 Ivy Leagues Schools: 'It's Like A Once-In-A-Lifetime Feeling'
Police believe the suspect is in her 20s and said she often carries a large light colored purse or a large black purse with neon green straps.
They have released surveillance photos and video of the suspect.MORE NEWS: Officials Say Long Island Rail Road Is 'Safer, Cleaner, More Reliable' Than Ever As They Beg Riders To Return
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, visit the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.