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Woman Uses MetroCard Stolen From Victim's Purse, NYPD Says

By Ben Fractenberg | December 3, 2016 12:08pm | Updated on December 5, 2016 8:15am
 Police are looking for a woman they said used a stolen MetroCard at Canal Street on Nov. 2.
Police are looking for a woman they said used a stolen MetroCard at Canal Street on Nov. 2.
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NEW YORK CITY — Police are looking for a woman who used a MetroCard stolen from another woman’s purse in Brooklyn on Halloween, police said Friday.

The victim’s purse was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked in front of 177 Degraw St. in Cobble Hill on Oct. 31, police said.

A woman later used victim's MetroCard at Canal Street on Nov. 2 about 11:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.

Police said the woman was last seen wearing a pink jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com