Police: Man steals gold necklace from toddler at Jackson Heights McDonald’s

| lguerre@queenscourier.com |

Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Cops aren’t happy with a man who thought stealing is as easy as taking candy from a baby.

Police are looking for the man who snatched a gold necklace and charm from a three-year-old girl on Friday afternoon in Jackson Heights.

The man followed the girl and her mother to a McDonald’s on 37-59 82nd Street, according to authorities, and when the pair went upstairs the man followed and removed the jewelry.

The male suspect is described as being 40-years-old, balding with a grey button down shirt and blue jeans. Police have release video surveillance of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or submit their tips by texting 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577 or by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website.