Police: Man Wanted for Stealing Purse, Using Credit Cards in Rocky Point

Man allegedly stole purse from Rocky Point Waldbaum's and used credit cards at TD Bank.

A man is wanted by police for allegedly stealing a purse from the Rocky Point Waldbaum's and using credit cards from the purse at TD Bank.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Seventh Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man seen above, who is wanted for grand larceny after stealing a woman's pocketbook from Waldbaum's on Nov. 1.

According to police, several credit cards that were inside the purse were used at a TD Bank branch by an unknown white male with a shaved head.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Engineer January 04, 2013 at 02:06 PM
So he knew the pin numbers? Or the broad had them written down?
K. January 04, 2013 at 02:54 PM
I always see unattended purses in carts when I'm at the supermarket. And this one apparently had easily-discovered PIN numbers? Why make yourself a target; that bag has a handle for a reason-hang onto it! And if it's that difficult to remember 5 digits perhaps you shouldn't be out of the house; you might forget the address you came from.
ReeNee January 05, 2013 at 01:16 PM
So much crime on Long Island lately. If I see someone in a supermarket with an unattended handbag, I tell her. I'm shocked that a few women thought is was no big deal!!! Almost of the mentality, "not in this neighborhood"! When I'm out shopping, I use a cross body handbag. I had my handbag stolen literally in front of me one night in a Smithtown shopping center parking lot at night. I was loading up my trunk, had my handbag on my car seat and when I was done, my hand bag was stolen! Thank goodness I had the keys in the ignition warming up the car. I had just used the ATM machine inside the supermarket so I have a feeling I was being watched. I admit I was an easy target and I'm so careful to this day.


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