NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Texas doctor who came to New York City to help treat COVID-19 patients had thousands of dollars worth of valuables stolen from her Brooklyn hotel room, police say.

It happened around 9 a.m. Saturday at The Brooklyn Hotel on Atlantic Avenue.

Police said the suspect entered the room and stole $11,000 worth of jewelry and clothing.

The doctor was visiting family in at the time and returned to find her room ransacked.

Police said they’re searching for a woman in her 20s.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.



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