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Purse Snatcher Nabs Handbag From Zablozki's Bar in Williamsburg, Police Say

By Gwynne Hogan | August 4, 2017 1:29pm
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WILLIAMSBURG — A man snatched a purse from local watering hole Zablozki's and went shopping at CVS using the victim's bank card, police said. 

The suspect walked into the bar at 107 N. Sixth St., which known for its pinball, pool and darts, and grabbed the 36-year-old woman's purse with her wallet inside on Wednesday at 9:40 p.m., police said.

After snatching the bag, he headed to a CVS Pharmacy, where he bought $30 worth of goods, though police didn't have details on what he purchased or where the store was located, an NYPD spokeswoman said.

The suspect was last seen wearing a hooded sweater, a black bubble jacket, black jeans and black sneakers

Workers at Zablozki's couldn't immediately be reached for comment Friday.

Anyone with information about this incident can call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).