Senior man breaks into Woodside apartments and leaves with electronics and cash: cops

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Cops are looking for an older man who broke into two apartments in Woodside earlier this week and stole valuables.

On Monday, Aug. 28 between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m., an unknown man entered a residential building in the vicinity of 41st Avenue and 66th Street through the front door. Once inside, he used a tool to pry open the door to Apartment 1, but left without any property.

The suspect then proceeded to pry open the door to Apartment 3 with a tool. Once inside, the suspect took a Louis Vuitton bag, multiple wallets, jewelry, watches, at least one credit card, laptops, cameras, an iPhone, and other various electronics, and $600 in cash. The thief then fled the location on a scooter.

The suspect is described as man between the ages of 60 and 70-years-old.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents 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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