Wallet-Stealing, Often Blue-Haired Pickpocket Seen in Pasadena

Published : Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 6:16 AM

This woman is suspected of picking pockets at Glendale and Pasadena restaurants.

Courtesy Glendale Police Department

Police in Glendale in Pasadena are seeking the public’s help in identifying and hopefully arresting a blue-haired woman who they said has been picking the pockets of restaurant and café customers in the two cities.

Authorities described the woman as between 20 and 30 years old, medium to heavy build, and with long brown hair oftentimes dyed blue.

On Monday, investigators released surveillance photos of the suspect who is also suspected in several fraudulent computer purchases. The Los Angeles Times said police suspect the woman would use credit cards from stolen wallets to orders expensive laptops online.

Anyone with information about the suspect was urged to contact the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241 or the Glendale Police Department at (818) 548-4911.

You may also report information anonymously by calling “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), by using your smartphone to download the “P3 Tips” mobile app on Google play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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