Woman Pushing Stroller Has Wallet Stolen at Fairway Market, Police Say

By Sybile Penhirin on August 15, 2014 12:22pm | Updated on August 18, 2014 8:49am

 A 33-year old woman who hung her handbag on her stroller while grocery shopping at Fairway Market got her wallet snatched, and the NYPD released photos of the suspect.
A 33-year old woman who hung her handbag on her stroller while grocery shopping at Fairway Market got her wallet snatched, and the NYPD released photos of the suspect.
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MANHATTAN — A woman's wallet was stolen as she pushed a stroller through Fairway Market on the Upper East Side last week, according to police.

The 33–year-old shopper was inside the grocery store on 210 E. 86th St. about 12:45 p.m. Aug. 8 when a thief snatched her wallet from her purse, which she had hung on the stroller, police said.

The suspect was wearing a blue cap, a gray T-shirt and light jeans, according to photos released by the NYPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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