4-year-old girl at Queens laundromat has necklace stolen

ASTORIA, Queens (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man named Pablo Escobar after a necklace was stolen from a 4-year-old girl at a laundromat.

Around 6:15 p.m. Aug. 12, in front of the Won Won Laundromat at 30-08 36 Avenue, police said a man approached a 4-year-old girl and snatched a gold chain from around her neck.

According to the New York City Police Department, the individual has been identified through witnesses as Pablo Escobar, 22, Hispanic, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 160 pounds, with a light complexion, thin build, long brown hair and brown eyes.

Police said he frequents Ravenswood, Queensbridge and Dutch Kills Park at 36 Avenue and Crescent Street.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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