Cops seek teen suspected of snatching elderly woman’s purse in Sheepshead Bay

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Cops are searching for a woman who snatched an elderly woman’s purse in Sheepshead Bay on June 12.

The thief snagged the 64-year-old woman’s purse that contained $200 from her hands before fleeing northbound on Sheepshead Bay Road., according to authorities.

The woman is believed to be in her late teens and was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, a gray fanny pack and jeans, police said.

The search is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the female is asked to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish 1-888-577-4782.

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at
Updated 10:34 am, June 14, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
Looks like “Local from Here” escaped from the zoo. Someone that obese should be easy to find. Strange, I figured they were male, due to all their misogynistic comments.
June 14, 10:18 am
PerfectTommy from Brooklyn says:
hope they catch this silverback... and euthanize it...
June 14, 9:39 pm

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