NEW YORK — Police are looking for a woman who allegedly lured men into New York hotels, waited until they fell asleep then stole their watches.
The first incident happened around 4 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, when the woman and a 35-year-old man met in the Meatpacking District where he escorted her into the ACE hotel located at 20 W. 29th St.
When the man fell asleep, police say the suspect removed a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watch worth $55,000 from his wrist, and fled the hotel.
The second incident took place around 1 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, when the woman met with a 28-year-old man in front of the Catch Restaurant on Ninth Avenue and then they went to the Z hotel at 42-45 11th St. in Queens.
After the victim fell asleep, police say the woman stole his watch, also a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watch, worth $50,000, from his wrist and left the hotel.
The woman is described as a Hispanic woman, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with long black hair, light complexion with a tattoo on her hand.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.