Suspect steals women's wallets as they board bus

Surveillance image of suspect wanted for stealing women's wallets as they board buses in the Bronx

July 21, 2012 7:44:06 AM PDT
Police are searching for a man who was seen stealing wallets from 2 women in the Bronx.

In surveillance video, you can see the suspect taking the wallets from their bags.

The thefts happened on April 26 and again last Saturday, July 14, as the women were boarding the Bronx 12 bus at Fordham Road and Webster Avenue.

As they boarded the bus, the suspect reached into their pocketbooks and removed their wallets.

The suspect then went to the subway station and purchased Metro Cards with the stolen credit cards.

There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 50s, 5'11" tall with salt and pepper hair.

Anyone with information in regards to either of these grand larcenies is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

You can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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