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Crook steals more than $800 in jewelry, credit cards, from 7 train rider in Long Island City: NYPD
Crook steals more than $800 in jewelry, credit cards, from 7 train rider in Long Island City: NYPD

May 28, 2024 By Bil Parry 

Police from the 108th Precinct in Long Island City and Transit District 20 are looking for a man who stole a wallet and jewelry from a woman as she waited for the 7 train at the Queensboro Plaza subway station on the night of Sunday, May 19.

The 25-year-old victim was holding a laundry basket while sitting on a bench inside the station at around 9 p.m., waiting on the Flushing-bound platform, when a stranger approached and sat down next to her.

While her attention was averted, the suspect reached into her laundry basket and removed a wallet containing her credit cards and jewelry.

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