A 4 train rider's stolen wallet ended up with suspects who like luxury goods.
According to the NYPD, a 29-year-old woman boarded a southbound 4 train at Grand Central Terminal on October 21st at 5:30 p.m.: "[The victim's] bag [was] jostled while en route to Bowling Green, where upon disembarking she discovered that her bag was open and her wallet containing credit cards and personal identification documents had been removed."
At 8:09 p.m. that day, police say that "two unknown female suspects used the victim's credit card to make unauthorized men's luxury purchases totaling $6,080.67 at the Louis Vuitton New York store at Macy's Herald Square, 151 West 34 Street, in the confines of the Midtown South Precinct." Then, a half hour later, "the suspects used the victim's credit card to make an unauthorized purchase of a handbag totaling $2,395.25 at Gucci at Macy's Herald Square," cops added.
Police released surveillance images of the suspects.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are kept strictly confidential.