Have You Seen... East Side Doctor's Office Robber
Well, this is a new one. Someone's robbing doctor's offices. On occasion the female perp has pretended to be a patient; other times she just wanders in and wanders out, taking stuff from patients and personnel. One guy had his wallet taken out of his pants as they were hanging on the examination room door (shades of Morty Seinfeld!). She really likes purses, preferably receptionists'; she waits til they hit the bathroom, then makes her move.
The perp has done seven of these jobs that the police know about between April and August, mostly on the East Side of Manhattan where, as you know, doctors abound. She is described as between 30 and 40 years of age, dark-complected, with black hair usually pulled back. She also has a tall, slim build and is well-dressed, which is smart in this line of work.
If you have information as to this woman or these incidents, NYPD asks you to contact 1-800-577-TIPS(8477), www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.
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