Cops seek teen suspected of snatching elderly woman’s purse in Sheepshead Bay

Police are searching for this woman in connection with a purse snatching in Sheepshead Bay.

Cops are searching for a woman who snatched an elderly woman’s purse in Sheepshead Bay on June 12.

The thief snagged the 64-year-old woman’s purse that contained $200 from her hands before fleeing northbound on Sheepshead Bay Road., according to authorities.

The woman is believed to be in her late teens and was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, a gray fanny pack and jeans, police said.

The search is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the female is asked to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish 1-888-577-4782.

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at ckidd@schenpsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at twitter.com/ChanAnnKidd.

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