This edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers takes us to Shirley, NY. Local police in this town of just under 28,000 are seeking a woman who stole a pair of Adidas sneakers from a Famous Footwear.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Sections are seeking the public’s assistance in their efforts to track down the woman who could not be bothered to pay for the sneakers she took from the Famous Footwear located at 999 Montauk Highway in Shirley. The reported theft happened on February 21 at 3p.m.; after pilfering the shoes, the woman escaped in a green four-door Toyota pickup truck, according to police.
Police said the stolen footwear was valued at $70.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest. Any persons with information regarding this incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit a tip anonymously can call 1-800-220-TIPS, textbooks SCPD and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or via email at www.tipsubmit.com. The calls texts and e-mails will remain confidential.