Three thieves target the same apartment building in Astoria two days in a row

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Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a trio of burglars who hit the same apartment building in Astoria two days in a row.

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, at around 3:53 p.m., authorities said, two unknown males and an unknown female entered the lobby of an apartment building on 30th Street. The suspects proceeded to take several packages from the lobby of the building.

The following day, at 2:12 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the two male suspects returned to the same apartment building and entered through the basement laundry room. Law enforcement sources said that they proceeded to pry open the cash machine and took an unknown amount of cash. The duo then fled the scene in a silver Nissan Pathfinder.

The individuals have been described as two light-skinned males and a light-skinned female.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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