At least six people who waited outside a Broadway theater to catch a glimpse of the actors from the musical Hamilton have been robbed by the same pickpocket, police say.
The NYPD says the victims were robbed between May 25th and November 6th of this year, as they waited outside the Richard Rodgers Theater at 226 West 46th Street. According to investigators, the suspect then used their credit cards "to purchase approximately $2,200 worth of merchandise at various locations including Macy's department store, Junior's Restaurant, Rite Aid, Target, DSW, Burlington Coat Factory and Duane Reade."
Grand larceny suspect (NYPD)
The suspect, described as a woman with black hair and glasses and last seen wearing a black jacket, a grey sweater, black pants and a grey scarf, is wanted for grand larceny. Police released surveillance images and video of her.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.