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Woman steals Rolex from sleeping man at Manhattan hotel; makes $2,000 in transactions on his phone

Posted at 8:09 PM, Apr 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-14 20:09:27-04

MIDTOWN EAST — A woman stole a 60-year-old man’s Rolex after he fell asleep inside his room at the Maxwell Hotel, police said Sunday.

Police say this woman took a sleeping man’s Rolex at a Manhattan hotel. They’ve asked for help identifying her. (NYPD)

She also made several unauthorized transactions totaling $2,000 through his cell phone during the April 7 theft around 1 a.m., officials said.

The man realized what happened when he woke up around 10 a.m., an NYPD spokesperson said.

The NYPD has asked for help identifying the woman. She’s about 25 and has a tattoo on her neck that says “Truth.” The woman has long brown hair and is about 5 feet, 6 inches tall, police said. She was last seen wearing a red halter top and acid washed blue jeans.

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