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Suffolk Authorities Seeking Man Who Stole Purse from LIRR Passenger

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A man stole an unattended purse that contained credit cards on an eastbound train, cops say.

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SCPD are seeking the man who stole a purse from a LIRR train.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Suffolk County, NY - January 9, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and MTA Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a purse from a LIRR train last month.
 
A man stole an unattended purse that contained credit cards on an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train on December 2 at approximately 6 a.m. Later that day, the suspect changed his clothes and used the stolen credit cards in Forest Hills.
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.