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Suspect sought in Flushing robberies

By Madina Toure

The NYPD was looking for a man behind seven commercial burglaries that occurred in Flushing between May and August.

The suspect was described by police as a male Hispanic wearing a long-sleeved white shirt.

The most recent incident was Aug. 2 at about 5 a.m., according to the police. The suspect entered an employment agency at 135-23 40th Road through a rear window, but no property was taken.

The first incident took place May 24 at about 5 p.m., police said.

The man broke into a commercial establishment at 39-02 Main St. through a fourth floor window and removed a Panasonic projector, wall screen and a speaker system, officials said.

The suspect then entered The Boss Dental at 37-08 Main St. June 3 at about 8 p.m., forced open the front door and stole an undetermined amount of cash, officials continued.

He committed a similar act 10 days later, at about 6:10 a.m. at the King Spa at 135-28 40th Road, officials said. He forced the door open with an object and stole an unknown amount of cash.

He then committed three burglaries in the same building July 7.

At about 5:30 p.m., he entered HT Insurance at 37-08 Main ST. by forcing and breaking the front door open and stealing cash, police said.

Roughly one hour later, he entered Travel Inc. at 37-08 Main St. by forcing and breaking the front door lock and stole documents and cash, police added.

And at about 7:50 p.m., he entered NM Travel at 37-08 Main St. by forcing the door open and stole an iPad, they said.

In all seven incidents, the suspect fled to an unknown location.

The investigation was ongoing, according to a police spokesman.

Reach reporter Madina Toure by e-mail at mtoure@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

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