Police search for man with missing fingers in luxury store thefts on East Side

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
NYPD surveillance photo of the suspect

EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man accused of stealing from luxury stores on the East Side of Manhattan.

The most recent theft happened at a jewelry store on Park Avenue last week, where police say he stole a $2,400 decorative statue.

Investigator say the same man, who is missing several fingers on both hands, has also stolen a $37,000 fur coat and $4,500 fur coat in previous incidents in March and June.

The unidentified suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 50-60 years old, approximately 5'5" tall with partially bald grey hair.

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