NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is looking for a thief they say stole thousands of dollars worth of valuables from a Manhattan hotel guest.

It happened around 3 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the Moxy Hotel on West 28th Street in Gramercy Park.

The NYPD is looking for a thief they say stole thousands of dollars worth of valuables from a Manhattan hotel guest on Oct. 18, 2020. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

Police say as a woman was checking out, a man walked into the hotel and grabbed her luggage while she was distracted.

According to police, the luggage contained jewelry and clothing that was worth about $20,000.

Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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