Whiskey Town wallet removal

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A 24-year-old woman was inside Whiskey Town, at 29 E. Third St., on Sat., May 11, around 1:30 a.m., when she discovered her wallet was removed, according to police. Subsequent investigation found that an unidentified man was captured on surveillance video using the victim’s credit card at the Macy’s Herald Square store, on Sun., May 12. The man made about $128 worth of charges.

This guy used a credit card from a wallet stolen from Whiskey Town bar on E. Third St. to make a purchase at Macy’s, police said. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the CrimeStoppers Web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

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