NYC dental assistant arrested for stealing patient’s purse


Amanda Henderson, 23, of Levittown was arrested for grand larceny at a Bellmore dental office.

Henderson was working as a dental assistant in an undisclosed Bellmore dental office when she removed the purse from the pocketbook of a 76-year-old female patient at the office, Nassau County Police said. An investigation conducted by 7th Squad detectives determined that Henderson used the victim’s credit card at several stores in Levittown, exceeding $700 in purchases.

Henderson was arrested after she surrendered at the 7th Precinct in Seaford. She was charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and identity theft. She was arraigned in First District Court on June 1.

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