Thief steals $9,500 in cellphones from Corona store: NYPD

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A burglar took thousands of dollars’ worth of cellphones from a Corona telecommunications store earlier this month after breaking in through the back wall, according to police.

The theft occurred about 9 p.m. on July 9 at 97-09 Roosevelt Ave., authorities said.

The male suspect was able to enter the business by cutting a hole in its rear wall, police said. He then took cellphones, valued at about $9,500.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.