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Suspect wanted for grand larcenies: NYPD

By Madina Toure

WHITESTONE—Police were looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a grand larceny pattern in Whitestone.

The most recent incident took place April 15 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in front of the Whitestone Shopping Center parking lot at 132-15 14th Ave., according to the police.

The individual broke into a parked vehicle at the location and removed property to include a Samsung Galaxy 5 cell phone and a credit card, police said.

The first incident occurred April 12 between 4:55 p.m. and 5 p.m., also in front of the shopping center’s parking lot, police said.

The suspect broke into a parked vehicle at the location and stole multiple credit cards and cash, police continued.

The second incident occurred April 13 between 4:10 p.m. and 5 p.m. in a parking lot at the intersection of Cross Island Parkway and 160th Street, police continued.

The suspect broke into a parked vehicle at the location and stole a laptop, a credit card and a debit card, officials said.

The suspect then tried to use the stolen debit card inside of a 7-11 store at 149-52 14th Ave., officials continued.

No arrests have been made and the investigation was ongoing, a police spokeswoman said.

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