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Man snatches diner’s wallet containing $1,700 from floor of T.G.I. Friday’s: NYPD

Posted at 2:55 PM, Mar 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-08 14:55:44-05
The suspect is described as a man who was wearing dark colored overcoat and pants at the time of the incident in T.G.I. Fridays, police said. (DCPI)

The suspect is described as a man who was wearing dark colored overcoat and pants at the time of the incident in T.G.I. Fridays, police said. (DCPI)

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly stole a man’s wallet after he dropped it on the floor inside a T.G.I Friday’s on Feb.11.

A 32-year-old man was having dinner at the restaurant on 3181 Harkness Ave. in Sheepshead Bay at 10:32 p.m., police said. He got up and dropped his wallet. Just then, the suspect came in and snatched his wallet that contained $1,700, his ID and credit cards.

The man’s wallet was never returned, according to police.

The wallet-snatcher is described as a man who was wearing a dark colored overcoat and pants.

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