Police looking for carjacker who ditched vehicle, kept urn and World Series ring

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BROOKLYN -- Police are looking for a carjacker who ditched the vehicle, but made off with two very unique and personal items.

Cops say the robber stole an urn and a World Series ring before abandoning the car.

Now they’re asking for your help.

Sources say the victim is 49-year-old Bill White, former president of the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum.

The car was reported stolen from West 27th Street in Chelsea last Wednesday.

Two days later it was found abandoned near East 89th Street and Avenue D in Brooklyn.

The ring and urn were missing.

Police released a photo of the suspect captured on a surveillance camera.


As for the items, a 1977 Yankees World Series ring was recently sold at auction for almost $25,000.

The bronze urn reportedly contained the ashes of White's mother.

If you have any information, police want you to call (800) 577-TIPS.

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