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Two women reported stolen wallets while at Upper West Side movie theaters. A 65-year-old woman from Midtown West had her wallet stolen at Lincoln Plaza Theater on 1886 Broadway and West 62nd Street. She told police that she was in a crowded theater at 7 p.m. When she got home, the wallet, containing credit cards and $37 in cash, was missing. The credit cards were unused.

A 36-year-old woman from Kentucky staying at an Upper West Side apartment reported her wallet was stolen at a Loew’s cinema on 1998 Broadway and West 68th Street Nov. 11. She told police she was watching a movie and put her purse and jacket in the empty seat next to her. During the movie, a man sat in a vacant seat next to her items and left before the end. She realized her wallet was gone at 6:45 p.m. when she noticed her bag felt light. The movie burglar got $40 in cash and credit cards that were not used before they were canceled.

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