3 women wanted for beating wig store employee during attempted robbery

QUEENS, New York -- Police are investigating a brutal beating inside a hair and beauty supply store.

Authorities say three women were trying to steal $87 worth of wigs from the store in Queens when an employee tried to stop them.

The incident happened on Tuesday, Oct. 23, around 2:50 p.m.

The suspects punched and kicked the employee before running away. The victim was not badly hurt.

The first suspect is described as a black woman, approx. 25 years old, with a medium build, dark complexion and short brown hair. She was last seen wearing a du-rag, black jacket with colored patches on the front, blue jeans and black work boots.

The second suspect had a dark complexion with short black hair. She was last seen wearing a red jacket and black pants.

The third suspect had a dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a dark grey jacket, red hoodie, black hat and black jeans.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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