Suspect breaks into Flushing home twice and walks away with cash and jewelry: cops

Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Cops are searching for a man who broke into a Flushing residence twice in the same afternoon last month.

On Jan. 22 at around noon, police said, an unidentified individual forced his way through the front door of a home in the vicinity of College Point Boulevard and Pople Avenue. The suspect then removed $200 and fled in an unknown direction.

One hour later, law enforcement sources noted, the suspect entered the same residence through the front door. He then removed jewelry worth approximately $2,000 and fled the location in an unknown direction.

Police described the suspect as a black man with a medium build. He was last seen wearing dark clothing, white sneakers and a black backpack.

The incidents were reported to the 109th Precinct. Surveillance footage of the suspect taken in the vicinity of the break-ins can be seen below.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 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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