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NYPD: Woman Steals Purse Containing $700 at Food Cellar in Court Square

May 15, 2018 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a woman who allegedly swiped a purse containing $700 at Food Cellar in Court Square earlier this month.

The suspect allegedly entered the supermarket, located at 43-18 Crescent Street, at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 and took a purse that a customer left unattended on a table.

The purse contained $700 and two credit cards.

The thief is described as Hispanic, with glasses and her hair in a ponytail. She was last seen wearing a white headband, a white T-shirt, gray tights and pink sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are confidential.

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So many dumb comments here, who cares what type of bag it is. The point of the story is a CRIME was committed and she needs to be punished for it. Thank GOD security cameras exist now the person involved can be identified!


To the IDIOTS above making shallow comments ….when you get robbed hopefully people will be crapping on you !!



GTFO.. noone is crapping.. making light of the situation cuz such is life in this city. Gotta pay to play.


A pair of girls had swiped a bag from the Dunkin Donuts on Nothern Blvd. & 48th Str. …This ugly broad might be one of them ! They should compare videos !! I’m sure they’ll be catching up to her !!


A pair of girls had swiped a bag from the Dunkin Donuts on Nothern Blvd. & 48th Str. …This ugly broad might be one of them ! They should compare videos !!


I was thinking the same.. a genuine “Classic” Chanel bag worth a lot more than the cash but no mention about it in the article. Lack of detailed reporting or purse was “faux” Chanel. Pretty distinguishing features on woman.. also possibly carrying around “faux” Chanel purse. It will be easier to identify woman than to identify faux vs real Chanel.


How can you tell it’s Chanel? Video isn’t clear. Purses should never be left unattended not even for a couple of seconds especially when carrying $700 bucks. I hope they catch that lowlife!


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