NYPD releases surveillance video of Manhattan purse thief involved in robbery spree

EMBED </>More Videos

Surveillance Video (WABC)

The NYPD is searching for a suspect wanted in a robbery pattern since last month.

You can see him in action in the above video released on Tuesday.

The suspect was involved in 10 incidents going back to June 11th and most recently occurring on June 30th.

All of the robberies involved female victims of all ages and occurred all across Midtown.

Many of the robberies involved the suspect stealing purses that included cash, credit cards, metro cards, and licenses.

The suspect is described as a white male and was last seen wearing a white pocket hat, plaid collared shirt, tan slacks, brown loafers, and glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477, submit tips online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text any tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.

Related Topics:
robberynypdmanhattan newsnew york cityNew York City
(Copyright ©2018 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)