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Suspect in Kew Gardens robbery wanted: Police

By Gabriel Rom

KEW GARDENS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a July robbery in Kew Gardens.

On Sunday, July 26, at around 4:30 pm, the suspect removed a wallet, jeans and belt belonging to a 38-year-old male from the men’s locker room at a 24 Hour Fitness club located at 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, police said.

Thirty minutes later, the suspect used the victim’s credit card to purchase $55 worth of food at a KeyFood Supermarket located at 108-27 Queens Blvd., police added.

The suspect is described as a white male who was last seen wearing a black cap, glasses, a white T-shirt, dark jeans and a black watch on his left wrist.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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