GameStop retailers are known for their video games and electronics. The items are hot with teens, however, the Park Slope outlet has one less video console that is likely a different kind of “hot item” on the street.
Police say that an unidentified female used a victim’s credit card to purchase a Sony Playstation at 527 5th Avenue (near 14th Street) in Park Slope. The incident took place during the holiday rush on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at about 2:00pm.
The suspect — who is being sought by police for grand larceny — used the credit card of a 28-year-old woman.
Police describe the suspect as an adult female who was last seen wearing a black winter jacket, black pants, and a winter hat.
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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.