Police searching for alleged wallet snatcher in College Point

Police are looking for this womanin connection with a stolen wallet containing $2,000.
By Gina Martinez

Police were searching for a woman suspected of committing grand larceny in College Point.

On Aug. 31 at 5:39 p.m. video surveillance shows the suspect in Forever 21, located on 40-24 College Point Blvd., stealing a wallet from a 24 year-old victim, police said.

The suspect, who was pushing a baby carriage, followed the 24 year-old victim from behind and snatched the wallet, which contained $2,000, from her backpack, according to police.

Police are describing the suspect as a black female, approximately 40 years-old, 5-foot-8 inches tall, 230 pounds with long black curly hair. She was last seen wearing a blue dress with white stripes, according to police.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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