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purse theft

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South Street Seaport »

The 25-year-old victim had to get nine stitches in her hand after the attack, police said.

Midtown »

The victim was waiting to exit an E train when a group of six people pushed her, the NYPD said.

Park Slope »

The thief has struck five times, often when customers go to to pick up food or condiments, police said.


The men pretended to clean the mess before snatching her purse, according to police.

Midtown »

The purse contained the victim's cellphone, house keys, medicine and other belongings, police said.

Midtown »

Maricio Dominguez-Bernal, 64, was charged with grand larceny and petit larceny, police said.

Midtown »

The suspect struck at locations in Midtown and Battery Park City in June, police said.

Midtown »

The purse snatcher grabbed a tourist's purse containing tickets to the Grammy-winning Broadway show.

Clifton »

The woman took the purse from the CVS at 1125 Bay St., police said.

Upper West Side »

The would-be thief dropped the jackets when a store employee spotted him, police said.

West Village »

The tourist's pricey purse was stolen after she left it on a seat at Fatty 'Cue on Carmine Street.