Police: Man steals woman’s purse from office while she’s on bathroom break

Police are searching for a man wanted for stealing a purse in Pelham Bay.

News 12 Staff

May 14, 2019, 10:17 AM

Updated 1,891 days ago

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Police are searching for a man wanted for stealing a purse in Pelham Bay.
Investigators have released video of the man they say robbed the 28-year-old victim last month inside Pelham Bay Professionals on Westchester Avenue.
The victim tells police she left her purse in her office when she went to the bathroom.
When she returned, she realized the purse was gone, along with her wallet and credit cards inside.
Police say the man is between mid-20s and mid-30s. He was last seen wearing a Chicago Bulls baseball hat, black jacket with red sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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