After 2 thefts, Standard Hotel guests in Manhattan warned to lock rooms

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The thieves got away with credit cards in both instances.

Police have a warning for guests staying at a Manhattan hotel.

Authorities say two thieves are targeting unlocked rooms at the Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District.

Investigators say the duo struck twice last month.

In both crimes, police say the thieves snatched credit cards from inside the rooms then sneaked out unnoticed.

The first suspect is described as a black man with a beard, last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, a white shirt, dark-colored sweatpants and light-colored sneakers.

The second suspect is described as a black man last seen wearing a white New York Giants baseball cap, a blue sweater with the word GAP on the front and dark-colored sweatpants.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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