Woman wanted for stealing purses from dozens of nail salons

A woman is wanted after police say she robbed dozens of purses from women around the city.

A woman is wanted after police say she robbed dozens of purses from women around the city. (1/26/16)

VAN NEST - A woman is wanted after police say she robbed dozens of purses from women around the city. 

The NYPD says the woman enters nail salons around the city while victims are getting their nails done, then grabs their purses and runs off. 

They say the most recent robbery happened at Sassy Nails on 719 Morris Park Ave. in Van Nest in November.

They say the woman has taken purses from over 13 salons around the city.

Along with cash, police say the suspect uses the victims’ credit cards to go shopping.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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