July 21, 2017 Staff Report
The police are trying to locate a man who reached inside a woman’s car in Woodside and took off with her purse on Tuesday.
The suspect allegedly grabbed the purse from the front passenger seat of the woman’s car at around 2:15 pm after reaching in through an open window while the vehicle was parked in the vicinity of 60th Street and 44th Avenue, police said.
The suspect fled on foot and the victim followed. The unidentified man dropped the purse in front of 59-11 Queens Boulevard, where the victim recovered it. No property was removed.
A surveillance photo and video were captured in the vicinity of 59-11 Queens Boulevard.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)