April 19, 2018 By Christian Murray
The police are looking for a man who has been snatching wallets from Queens subway riders.
The suspected allegedly struck at the Roosevelt Avenue station at around 6:40 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, when he reached into a 22-year-old woman’s backpack and took her wallet. The wallet contained the victim’s credit cards, according to police.
Two days later, the man allegedly struck on a crowded Queens-bound 7 train at around 3:30 pm. He allegedly bumped into a 49-year-old woman several times and took her wallet out of her purse. The purse contained several credit cards and $320 in cash, police said.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned male; last seen wearing a black knitted cap, a gray vest, a gray sweater, gray sweatpants and black and white sneakers.
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).