Man breaks into Jamaica restaurant and takes off with cash register: cops

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Police are looking for a man who broke into a Jamaica restaurant and stole the cash register.

According to police, at 11:58 p.m. on Jan. 10, an unknown man approached Restaurante y Panaderia Guatelinda, located at 170-18 Jamaica Ave., rolled up the security gate up and entered the restaurant through the unsecured front door.

Once inside, authorities said, the suspect removed the cash register, which contained $150, and fled the scene through the rear exit.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic man who was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater, a dark colored jacket and light blue jeans.

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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