盗難が起こった 6:45 午後. 5月に 10 の前に 20 West 64th Street in Manhattan’s Upper West side neighborhood, 警察は言った.
事件は、市全体の大規模な窃盗が急増したときに発生します 51.8% 今年これまで, と 18,732 cases reported through May 22 に比べ 12,344 during the same period last year, according to NYPD statistics.
ザ・ New York Police Department released video Monday showing an unknown male walk up behind the older woman as she wheeled her walker. The suspect reaches into the woman’s walker and grabs her purse before he jogs away, ビデオによると.
The woman appears to pause for a moment before turning to follow the suspect.
While police did not immediately provide any details about the male suspect, investigators released a surveillance image of him appearing to stash the woman’s purse under his jacket.
Authorities asked anyone with information about the grand larceny suspect to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).