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Bandit Steals Plaque From Waldorf Astoria Clock, NYPD Says

 Police are looking to speak with a man after a plaque from the Waldorf Astoria Clock was stolen on Feb. 28, 2017.
Police are looking to speak with a man after a plaque from the Waldorf Astoria Clock was stolen on Feb. 28, 2017.
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MIDTOWN — Police are looking for a man they said stole a dedication plaque from the famed Waldorf Astoria Clock on the day the hotel closed for renovations.

The well-dressed bandit was caught on surveillance video calmly strolling out of the hotel’s lobby with two women at about 1:10 a.m. on Feb. 28 before hailing a yellow cab.

Part of the interior of the hotel was designated a landmark the day it closed to convert about a third of the rooms into condos.

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). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.