Suspect stole wallet and purse from same Ridgewood beauty school during two visits: cops

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Cops are searching for a man who stole a wallet and purse from a beauty school in Ridgewood on two separate occasions over the summer.

According to police, on July 20, the unknown suspect — described by law enforcement agents as a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years old, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing 230 pounds — entered the Midway Paris Beauty School, located at 54-40 Myrtle Ave., at approximately noon and removed a wallet containing credit cards off of a desk inside the school.


Then on Sept. 19, the same unknown suspect returned to the beauty school at approximately 8 p.m. and removed a purse containing credit cards and a coach wallet from a classroom, cops said.

No injuries were reported to the responding officers from the 104th Precinct for both incidents.

Photo courtesy NYPD
Photo courtesy NYPD

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls and messages will be kept confidential.

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