NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a thief who has been targeting elderly women at a supermarket in Brooklyn.
The speculate allegedly hit three times from Oct. 2-27 at the same Foodtown store on Third method in Bay Ridge.
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In the first incident, police said the speculate stole an 80-year-old woman’s wallet from her purse while she was shopping.
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Then on Oct. 15, two suspects approached a 73-year-old woman and asked her for directions before one allegedly took her wallet out of her hand.
In the latest incident, police said the speculate stole an 89-year-old woman’s pocketbook from her walker.
In total, the speculate made off with more than $800 in cash, several credit cards and one woman’s keys.
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Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.
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