NYPD: Suspect wanted in connection to grand larceny attempt on Mermaid Avenue

Police are asking the public to help find a suspect connected to an attempted grand larceny on Mermaid Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Nov 6, 2022, 3:40 PM

Updated 585 days ago

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Police are asking the public to help find a suspect connected to an attempted grand larceny on Mermaid Avenue.
Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, authorities say a 25-year-old man parked his 2003 Gray Toyota on the corner of West 23rd Street and Mermaid Avenue to pick up some food.
A 25-year-old female remained in the passenger side of the car asleep. According to police, the suspect entered the car and immediately began to drive off with the woman still in the passenger seat.
He drove the car to the corner of Mount Morris Park West and West 121st Street before running away. The woman and the car were safely recovered.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS.


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