Woman claims person stole $8,000 from her after offering to fix flat tire

Police say it happened after a woman took the money out of a Chase Bank in Carle Place.

News 12 Staff

Apr 11, 2023, 10:07 PM

Updated 429 days ago

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A woman allegedly stole $8,000 from a driver on Old Country Road.
Police say it happened after a woman took the money out of a Chase Bank in Carle Place.
As the woman was driving away from the bank, she pulled over because she got a flat tire. She says a woman with a can of "Fix-a-Flat" walked over and offered to fix it.
Shortly after, the driver noticed the cash was taken from the front passenger seat.
The suspect then ran away, heading west on Old Country Road.


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