Real-life cat woman on prowl in Big Apple

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Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): A con woman with a love of disguises - including a cat mask - is on the prowl from the past few days in New York.

The real-life cat woman targeted the high-end Arche shoe store on Astor Place in the East Village and The Body Shop in Forest Hills, Queens, according to the New York Post.

The lithe thief, described in a wanted poster as possibly Middle Eastern, strode into the store at around 1:30pm.

She prowled for about 45 minutes before donning her disguise and pouncing on a sales clerk.

"Give me the money. I have a gun," the Daily Telegraph quoted a source as reading a note Cat Woman passed to the worker.

She got her paws on 86 dollars in cash and scampered off, the source said.

A day later, cat woman turned into the Burqa Bandit, wrapping a black scarf over her head.

She strode into The Body Shop on Austin Street and Continental Avenue in Queens at 12:50pm and barked out her order to hand over some cash, the source added. (ANI)

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