By Gina Martinez
OZONE PARK — Police were searching for a man suspected of burglary in Ozone Park.
According to police, on March 9 at 5:15 a.m. the suspect used a piece of wood to pry and lift the gate covering the front door of a Dollar Deal store located at 107-14 Liberty Ave.
Police said the suspect then broke the glass to the front door in order to gain entry and once inside he took $300 from a cash register and then fled in an unknown direction.
An employee called the police at 9:25 a.m. after arriving at the store to open for business. Police described the suspect as a white-Hispanic male, 5-foot-8 and weighing 140 pounds.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).