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Cops seek woman in mall credit card theft

Nassau County police released a surveillance photo of

Nassau County police released a surveillance photo of a woman wanted in connection with the theft of a credit card at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in East Meadow last year. Police said the woman took a credit card from a counter as the owner of the card was distracted. (Oct. 15, 2012) Credit: NCPD

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County police are looking for a woman who swiped a credit card from a customer at a department store in the Westfield Sunrise Mall in East Massapequa.

Police on Wednesday released photographs of the suspect taken from video surveillance cameras at the Sears store in the mall.

At about 10:10 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2012, the woman took a credit card from a counter as the owner of the card, a man, was distracted, police said.

The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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