Pocketbook stolen inside Woodside mosque: Police

Pocketbook stolen inside Woodside mosque: Police
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WOODSIDE — An unholy thief stole a woman’s pocketbook while she was praying inside a mosque, police said.

On Feb. 27, the 65-year-old woman was praying at the Fasjid Fatima Mosque, at 57-16 37th Ave., when the thief made off with her cash and bank cards at around 5:30 p.m., though there were no reported injuries, according to the NYPD.

The suspect was recorded on surveillance footage, which police subsequently released to the public.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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