Police looking for trio of thieves who stole fur coats from Forest Hills store

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A group of high-end shoplifters was able to sneak three fur coats out of a discount designer store in Forest Hills earlier this month, according to police.

The suspects, two men and a woman, took the merchandise from Fox’s at 70-39 Austin St. about 3:10 p.m. on Jan. 7. After removing three fur coats from the racks and concealing them under their clothing, they fled the store.

Police describe the two male suspects as black and in their 30s. One man is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 180 pounds; the second man is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 190 pounds. The female suspect is black, in her mid-20s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 175 pounds. She has braids and was wearing a light brown hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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