Jul. 17, 2023 By Anthony Medina
Police from the 104th Precinct are searching for a crook who was captured on camera after using a stolen credit card at a Ridgewood smoke shop in late June.
Police say the crook allegedly stole the credit card from a 16-year-old while inside the Planet Fitness located at 329 Wyckoff Ave. at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 25. The teen told police he left his backpack inside a locker and later discovered the credit card missing.
The crook was later seen at the Globe Smoke and Convince shop located at 801 Cypress Ave., where he allegedly made a $468 transaction.
The 104th Precinct posted on Twitter about the incident.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.