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Shopping Thief Still at Large – QNS.com

Shopping Thief Still at Large

Police have released the image of a woman wanted in connection with a series of thefts at stores across Queens and Staten Island dating back to January. Law enforcement sources said that Rehana Hussain, 43-whose last known residence was on 41st Avenue in Flushing-participated in eight grand larcenies at retailers this year, including incidents at the Century 21 store at 61-35 Junction Blvd. in Rego Park on Jan. 20 at 11:30 a.m.; the Shine Beauty Salon at 30-61 Steinway St. in Astoria at 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 20; and the Marshalls store at 48-18 Northern Blvd. on the Sunnyside/Long Island City border on Feb. 26 at 6:45 p.m. In most of the incidents, police said, Hussain allegedly removed unattended pocketbooks or wallets from shoppers. Anyone with any information regarding the incidents or Hussain’s whereabouts that could prove helpful is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-577-TIPS, by text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com. All calls and messages will be kept confidential.

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