NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - Police are looking for three women who they say assaulted a worker at a beauty supply store in Queens as they tried to steal $87 worth of wigs.
The 57-year-old sales attendant at My Hair and Beauty Salon at 168-24 Jamaica Ave. can be seen on video trying to grab the wigs back when the women pounce. They punch and kick the man before running out of the store. The victim was not seriously injured.
The incident occurred at about 2:50 p.m. on Oct. 23. The suspects are described as follows:
Individual #1: female black, 25-years-old, medium build, dark complexion and short brown hair. She was last seen wearing a du-rag, black jacket with colored patches on the front, blue jeans and black work boots.
Individual #2: adult, female black, dark complexion with a short black hair. She was last seen wearing a red jacket and black pants. Individual #3: adult, female black, dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a dark grey jacket, red hoodie, black hat and black jeans.
Individual #3: adult, female black, dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a dark grey jacket, red hoodie, black hat and black jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
The NYPD says all calls/texts are strictly confidential.