Thief robs 88-year-old woman in Queens

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JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — Police are asking for help in identifying the person who robbed an 88-year-old woman in Queens last month.

On Mar. 31, the woman was shopping inside an Old Navy at 37-50 82nd St. in Jackson Heights when an unidentified woman reached into her pocketbook, police said.

The suspected thief took the victim’s wallet, which had $60, before fleeing the store, said police.

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).

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