A 28-year-old woman was inside Mama’s Bar, at 34 Avenue B, at E. Third St., on Thurs., Dec. 12, around 9 p.m., when she noticed her wallet was missing and contacted police.
According to police, on Sat., Dec. 14, around 6 p.m., a man entered the CVS at 253 First Ave., at E. 15th St., and purchased several items using the victim’s credit cards. The wallet and the charges he racked up had a total estimated value of $1,200.
The individual being sought is described as a male Hispanic, around 20 to 30 years old, last seen wearing all-dark clothing.
The surveillance photo above, provided by police, was taken from the location where the charges were made.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All tips are confidential.