Crime and Courts

Serial Thief Hits Manhattan Stores, Steals $9k in Denim Jeans: NYPD

The man is accused of stealing almost $9,000 in denim jeans

Video captures image of suspected thief

A thief with a penchant for stealing jeans has caught the attention of the NYPD.

The man accused of stealing from stores in midtown Manhattan allegedly got away with almost $9,000 in denim jeans and nearly an additional $1,000 in purses.

Police said the man struck eight stores within a three-week period in January.

The thief hit a Banana Republic, Furla, and three different Gap stores across Midtown, police said.

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