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Woman steals $20 from 9-year-old boy in Queens pizzeria: police

Posted: 7:05 AM, Oct 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-03 07:08:25-04

Woman wanted for allegedly stealing cash from a boy in a Queens pizzeria. (NYPD)

BRIARWOOD, Queens — Police are looking for a woman they say snatched cash right out of a young boy’s hand at a Queens pizzeria in September.

Authorities said it went down at Natalie’s Pizza on Parsons Blvd. in the Briarwood neighborhood, on Wednesday, Sept. 25 just before 4 p.m.

The 9-year-old boy was standing in the restaurant when the unidentified woman took $20 in cash out of his hand and fled the pizza shop, running southbound on Parsons Blvd., police said.

The NYPD has released the above surveillance image of the woman they’re looking for, describing her as an adult with a medium build, last seen wearing a black t-shirt.

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