Fake cop swipes visually impaired man’s wallet after helping him enter NYC subway station - MRCAESAR.COM

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Fake cop swipes visually impaired man’s wallet after helping him enter NYC subway station


NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
The victim, 64, was entering the subway at 34th St. and 8th Ave. when the young-looking thief approached him, authorities said.
A baby-faced thief impersonating a cop stole a wallet from a man with vision problems, police said.
The victim, 64, was entering the subway at 34th St. and 8th Ave. around 4:20 p.m. Monday when the young-looking pretend cop approached him, authorities said.
The robber told the victim that he was a police officer and helped him get past the subway turnstiles.
As the thief led the man into the station, he pickpocketed his wallet, cops said.
Later that day, said cops, someone charged $500 to the victim's credit card at Zumiez, a clothing store on 34th St.
A young-looking fake cop (pictured) was caught on surveillance video stealing a 64-year-old man's wallet. (NYPD)
The pickpocket is 5-feet-5 and 150 pounds. He wore a blue shirt, black and white pants, and carried a blue backpack.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577- 8477. All calls are kept confidential.

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