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Thief Breaks Into Locker at Flushing Gym, Charges $600 to Stolen Card

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July 19, 2019, Staff Report

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly had a shopping spree with someone else’s debit card after stealing it from a locker in a Flushing gym.

Around 7 a.m. on July 4, the thief forced open a locker at BodhiFitness Center at 35-11 Prince Street, according to police. She took keys and a wallet along with $60 and a debit card, all belonging to a 52-year-old woman.

She used the debit card later that day to make various purchases totaling $600.

Police described the suspect as a light-skinned female, seen wearing a white shirt and ponytail and sunglasses on her head, and carrying a black and white messenger bag.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Sara Ross

If there aren’t already, there should be cameras in the locker room and the front desk should be connected to it. Locker break-ins happen too often (sometimes it’s because the gym member was too stupid to lock their locker) but most times the locks are broken into.

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