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VIDEO: Wig-Wearing Man Steals iPhone from Bronx Hair Shop

By Gustavo Solis | February 27, 2014 10:05am
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THE BRONX — A man dressed as a woman stole an iPhone at a wig shop in Allerton Monday evening, police said.

The unidentified man was caught on surveillance video at Mo Tress Wig and Hair Store on 4200 White Plains Road at 5:40 p.m. The video, released Thursday, shows him pocketing an employee's unattended smart phone that had been left on the counter.

The suspect is about 5-foot-8 and has a stocky build. He was last seen wearing a multi colored dress with a black hooded sweatshirt and a red hooded coat, police said.

Anyone with information on the suspected thief should call crime stoppers at 1-800-577-8477. All calls are confidential.