Cops Searching For Thief Who Swiped Wallet From Avenue U Deli
Police are searching for an opportunistic thief who swiped a wallet from a jacket hanging in an Avenue U deli last week.
Cops say the suspect entered the deli, at the corner of East 16th Street, on Tuesday at noon. He reached into a jacket that had been hung up in the store and grabbed a wallet from one of the pockets, according to the police. The wallet contained a debit card, identification, and an undetermined amount of cash.
The NYPD provided a surveillance photo of the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.
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