A bicyclist stole a purse from a 98-year-old woman's lap as the wheelchair-bound woman's home attendant pushed her in a wheelchair on Ocean Parkway near Church Avenue.
The crime happened on Sunday, June 29th, at 1:00 p.m. As the biker rode past the victim and her attendant, he grabbed the purse and pedaled away.
The man In the video above, taken by a surveillance camera, is thought by the NYPD to be the thief.
Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to either
- call the NYPD's anonymous Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS, or
- submit a tip by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website, or
- text the tip to 274637(CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.
The items in the stolen purse included a cell phone, keys, a Medicaid card, and $400 in cash.
Ocean Parkway at Church Avenue is in Kensington's 66th Precinct.