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Cops: Woman stole credit card from car

Liza E. Bagdan, 34, of Oyster Bay, faces

Liza E. Bagdan, 34, of Oyster Bay, faces charges of grand larceny in connection with the theft of a credit card from a car in Syosset, police said. (June 6, 2013) Photo Credit: NCPD

An Oyster Bay woman was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with breaking into a car and stealing a credit card last month in Syosset.

Liza E. Bagdan, 34, of 128 South St., was arrested at about 1 a.m. at a family member's home in Oyster Bay Cove, Nassau County police said. She faces charges of fourth-degree grand larceny.

Police said Bagdan was identified from surveillance video taken at the building on Lafayette Drive where the theft occurred at 11:15 a.m. May 28.

It was then, police said, that Bagdan entered a 1999 BMW that was in the parking lot behind the building in Syosset, and was seen emptying the victim's purse. The victim, who was identified by police only as a woman, confronted Bagdan, then went back into the building to get assistance, police said. Police said that when the victim return Bagdan had fled, taking a Citibank credit card.

That card was not recovered, according to police.

Bagdan is scheduled for arraignment Thursday in First District Court in Hempstead.

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