Woman Sought in Handbag Theft at Queens Beauty Salon: Police

Police are asking for the public's help to identify a woman accused of stealing the handbag of a beauty salon client in Queens and using her credit card.

Investigators released images of the woman on Friday.

The woman entered the Pretty Woman Beauty Parlor in Richmond Hill on Monday afternoon, inquired about their services, and while the salon employee attended to a client, walked out with the woman's handbag, police said.

The victim eventually discovered that $300 had been charged to her credit card, which was in her bag.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 888-577-TIPS.

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