Cops are looking for three people who, they say, snuck into the maternity ward at NYU Lutheran Medical Center, 150 55th Street, and asked to take a photo with a patient’s baby.
According to police, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 9, two women and one man entered a patient’s room and asked to take pictures with the newborn child. When the patient refused, the suspects fled the hospital and drove away in a white minivan to parts unknown.
Both women are said to be Hispanic, ages 30 to 35 and approximately 5’4” tall with brown hair and brown eyes. One is said to have been wearing a black sleeveless shirt while the other was wearing a multi-colored striped t-shirt and wearing eyeglasses.
The male suspect is described as being Hispanic, approximately 30 to 35 years of age and 5’7” tall with a bald head. He is said to have dark colored eyes, and have been wearing a white t-shirt and black baseball cap.
All three are wanted for criminal trespassing.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are kept strictly confidential.