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Thief Snatches Woman’s Bag with $2K Inside in Flushing: NYPD

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Nov. 18, 2019 By Allie Griffin

Police are searching for a man who snatched a woman’s bag with $2,000 cash inside in Flushing earlier this month.

The 51-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk near 41-82 Main St on Nov. 2 just before 3 p.m., when the unknown man grabbed her bag and ran off, police said. The victim’s bag contained approximately $2,000, identification cards and credit cars.

The alleged bag-snatcher then fled northbound on Main Street, cops said.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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.

 

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Harris Milstead

Our local politicians wont lift a finger. they’re more concerned gambling parlors and bordellos and shrouding them from police action.

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Common sense

With all the robberies going on in Flushing one would expect the city to notice and increase policing.

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