Authorities are seeking a man who is wanted in connection with a grand larceny incident that occurred within the confines of the 68th Precinct.
Police say that on Thursday, December 21 at around 5:15 p.m., a 26-year-old woman had her wallet stolen inside the Eighth Avenue and 62nd Street subway station after she was bumped into by an unknown perp. Later, she discovered that her wallet, which contained credit cards, was missing.
A check of her credit card activity later revealed the purchase of six monthly Metrocards from a vending machine at the Fort Hamilton subway station. The Metrocard was used by the crook on Friday, December 22 at the Nostrand Aveue subway station.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is 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 WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.