NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He’s missing fingers on both hands, but police say that hasn’t stopped a man from grabbing tens of thousands of dollars in merchandise from high-end retailers in Manhattan.
Cops say his spree began in January when the man swiped a $4,530 shearling coat from the Jill Sanders store at 818 Madison Avenue.READ MORE: Calls For Immediate Change Ring Out After 36-Year-Old Asian Man Stabbed In The Back In Lower Manhattan
On March 3, the suspect entered the Fendi store at 598 Madison Avenue and made off with a fur coat priced at $37,000.READ MORE: New COVID Variant First Detected In New York City Spreading In Northeast
Most recently, on June 26, the man allegedly took a small decorative statue worth $24,000 from the Daum Jewelry store at 499 Park Ave.
The suspect who is missing fingers on both hands has been described as a Hispanic male between 50 and 60-years-old, he is 5’5″ with partially bald, gray hair.MORE NEWS: Evolving Social Media Apps Emphasize Talking Over Texting
Anyone with information has been asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS(8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.