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Thief breaks into Flushing home in broad daylight, makes off with $3,000: police

Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Cops are looking for a man who lifted money from a Flushing home on a Friday afternoon while wearing a baseball cap and surgical mask.

On Sept. 29 at around 1:30 p.m., an unidentified suspect broke into a residence in the vicinity of 57th Road and Lawrence Street and removed approximately $3,000 in cash, according to police. The suspect then fled the location to parts unknown.

The incident was reported to the 109th Precinct.

The perpetrator is described by authorities as a male with a light complexion, approximately 25-30, 5 foot 10 inches tall and 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, dark colored jeans, blue baseball cap, white surgical mask and black gloves.

In surveillance footage, the suspect is seen rummaging through a bedroom dresser in the home.

 

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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