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Cops seek thief in Sheepshead Bay credit card heist - Brooklyn Paper

Cops seek thief in Sheepshead Bay credit card heist

Cops are hunting this man suspected of stealing a woman's wallet in Sheepshead Bay.
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Cops are hunting the thief who racked up $1,000 worth of illicit charges on a woman’s credit card reported stolen in Sheepshead Bay on Jan. 10.

The victim told police she was on a D train stopped at the Sheepshead Bay subway station near Voorhies Avenue at 11 pm, when she discovered her wallet was missing and contacted police.

Investigators were able to track purchases made on the card to various Queens retailers at around 8 pm that same day, and obtained surveillance footage of a likely suspect, cops said.

Police described the suspect as between 30 to 40 years old, and last seen wearing a grey shirt and dark clothing.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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