Boxer robbed of $150K at Jay-Z's 40-40 club
NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - Police in New York City are looking for five women in connection with the theft of a boxer's bag containing $150,000 in jewelry and cash at a Manhattan nightclub.
It happened about 3 a.m. Sunday at the 40/40 Club on West 25th St. that is owned by rapper Jay-Z. The victim, identified as professional boxer Jermall Charlo, was involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical altercation.
When the dispute was resolved, Charlo returned to his seat but discovered his bag was gone.
A subsequent investigation determined that five unidentified women were seen leaving the club on surveillance with the bag. The bag contained approximately $40,000 and $115,000 worth of jewelry.
Police released the following descriptions of the women they are looking for in connection with the theft:
Individual #1: White, 5'10" and 165lbs, and long straight blonde hair, last seen wearing a dress, a jacket and carrying a blue bag.
Individual #2: Hispanic, 4'10" and 150lbs, with black hair, last seen wearing a dress long sleeve jacket.
Individual #3: Hispanic, 5'5" and 130lbs, and long straight black hair, last seen wearing a dress.
Individual #4: Hispanic, 5'7" and 130lbs, and shoulder length straight black hair, last seen wearing a short dress and jacket.
Individual #5: Hispanic, 5'7" and 135lbs, and long straight black hair, last seen wearing a short tight fitting dress.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. Police say all calls are strictly confidential.