Brazen Thief Steals $1500 Yves St Laurent Bag


By Maureen Daly

A brazen woman thief stole a $1500 luxury handbag from Saks Fifth Avenue in Huntington.

Suffolk County police are searching for the woman, who is accused of stealing the Yves Saint Laurent purse valued at $1550. Police say the accused woman entered the Saks Fifth Avenue store in Huntington, and had "clearly rehearsed" the daylight theft.

The woman removed the security tag from the Yves St Laurent purse, and then swiftly left the store, located at 230 Walt Whitman Rd in Huntington. The theft occurred at approximately 2:30 PM on Wednesday, May 4th.

Police are asking the public for help in solving this grand larceny case. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. Tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-220-TIPS.