Man wakes up after spending time with woman, finds $70k in jewelry missing

MANHATTAN — A 28-year-old man woke up after spending some time with a woman and discovered that $70,000 of jewelry was missing from his apartment.

The victim met a woman in Chelsea while out with friends on June 4, a source said.

The pair then went to his apartment near 11th Avenue and 42 Street, he let her in and the two spent some time together, police said.

The man fell asleep and when he woke up, the woman — and jewelry worth about $70,000 — was missing.

The jewelry included a Rolex watch and gold Cuban chain, the source said.

Police have asked for help finding the woman. She was last seen wearing dark pants, a dark tank top and a gray jacket.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

PIX11's Ashley Soley-Cerro contributed to this report.