Police seek public's help

Woman Swipes Pricey Handbag From East Hampton Village Boutique




Police say this woman stole a $1,580 bag from a luxury women’s boutique in East Hampton Village on September 12.

Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who stole an expensive handbag from an East Hampton Village store earlier this month.

According to East Hampton Village police detectives, a woman stole the bag, worth $1,580, from Kirna Zabête on Saturday, September 12. Kirna Zabête, a women’s luxury fashion retailer, is located at 66 Newtown Lane in the village, but it also has three other shops in Manhattan’s Soho, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and Palm Beach, Florida.

Employees did not report the theft until Monday, September 14. Grainy surveillance footage photos show a woman, wearing a COVID-19 face covering, walking through the store on September 12 at 12:55 p.m. They said she did not purchase anything and had not been a previous customer.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.