You are reading

Man swipes cell phone and wallet off shopper at Steinway supermarket counter

supermarket

July 24, 2015 By Michael Florio

Police are searching for a suspect who swiped a woman’s cell phone and wallet off a Steinway Street supermarket counter last month.

The victim put her wallet and cell phone on the counter inside the Met Supermarket located at 34-14 Steinway Street while she was paying for her groceries.

The suspect walked by and took the items before fleeing the location, according to the NYPD.

The incident occurred on June 29th at 4 pm.

Police describe the suspect as a 30-year-old male, white, five-foot-eight and 190 pounds. The NYPD released surveillance footage of the suspect.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

email the author: [email protected]

2 Comments

Click for Comments 
James

So nobody could stop this person from leaving the store? Did everyone just watch him run out? Good luck finding that stuff now.

Reply
sam

That guy is a piece of dirty……stop stealing and get a hard working Job and work for it

Reply

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

3 men sought for armed robbery in East Elmhurst home invasion near LaGuardia Airport: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for three men who allegedly robbed an East Elmhurst man of tens of thousands of dollars during a home invasion early Monday morning.

Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at a townhouse located at 108-09 Ditmars Blvd. near 29th Avenue just south of LaGuardia Airport.
The victim had pulled up in front of his home just before 2 a.m. when he was approached by three suspects. One of them pulled out a firearm and forced him inside the townhouse where they stole around $30,000 in cash and a safe that contained an unspecified amount of jewelry, before exiting and driving off in a silver four-door SUV, police said.