By Carol Tannenhauser
On Tuesday morning, WSR received the following call for help from the NYPD:
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 20 Precinct. The following has been reported to police:
On Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at approximately 1845 hours [6:45pm], the individual approached the 90-year-old female victim in front of 20 West 64th Street and removed her purse from her walker. The individual then fled on foot.
The video below is hard to watch. But watch it to the end for a picture of the suspect’s face.
Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.