Police search for Flushing purse snatcher

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The purse snatcher ran out of the restaurant and jumped into a vehicle. (Metro File Photo)

The NYPD are on the lookout for a purse snatcher that struck at 12:10 p.m. Nov. 30 inside Good Fortune Restaurant, 46-45 Kissena Boulevard in Flushing Queens.

According to cops, the victim, 25, placed her purse on her chair inside the restaurant and went to the bathroom. When she came back, she saw an unknown female suspect taking her pursing and heading out of the establishment. The victim saw the suspect flee into a black 2013 Mercedes Benz.

The suspect is described as follows: Female, Asian, brown eyes and black long hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crimestoppers website and at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.



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