Police say the man above took a woman’s wallet out of her purse on Sunday, August 19 after she left it unattended on the Great Lawn in Central Park. The man then tried to spend $566 on her credit cards, including a transaction at a Seven Eleven located at 1453 3rd Avenue, police said.
The individual is described as a white man, between the ages of 18 and 22, with blonde hair, dirty blonde facial hair, standing approximately 5’9″ to 5’11” and 180lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, blue shorts, white shoes and carrying black bag.
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.