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The Woman Suspected Of Pickpocketing 'Hamilton' Fans Is A Career Criminal

The alleged Broadway pickpocket has a fairly long criminal history.

The hottest ticket in New York City is Hamilton. The sold-out (and record-breaking) Broadway show has attracted fans from all over the world, including one savvy pickpocket. According to the

According to the NY Daily Newsone woman has been robbing theater fans in a pickpocketing spree.

Michelle Vaughn has been identified as the pickpocket behind the crimes. A 48-year-old woman with a lengthy rap sheet, she has 52 previous arrests. She is suspected in at least 10 robberies outside of the Richard Rodgers Theatre while Hamilton fans waited for autographs.

“We believe she is the one — she is a person who obviously comes up with different disguises and works the Midtown area,” Chief of Detective Robert Boyce said.

Police released a photo of Vaughn, who goes by the name Lynn Vaughn, on Monday. They are asking the public to help locate her.

[Photo: NYPD]

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