NEW YORK CITY — A man tried to use a stolen debit card at an Upper East Side Duane Reade last week after it was swiped during a burglary on the Upper West Side earlier in the day, police said.
The man, described as bald and wearing a Santa Cruz T-shirt, was caught on surveillance video coming out of the drugstore at 436 E. 86th St. about 6 p.m, cops said.
The debit card was part of loot stolen from a building on West 79th Street about 9:30 a.m. that same day, police said.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). 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.