Police look for burglar who stole Rolex, company checkbooks from Long Island City contractor

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Cops are searching for a crafty crook who entered a Long Island City contractor’s office and got away with a Rolex, cash and company checkbooks.

At about 7:48 a.m. on March 4, police said, the suspect entered Penta Restoration at  24-11 41st Ave. through an open stairwell door. He then entered a third floor office and stole a Rolex, $3,000 in cash and company checkbooks.

The incident was later reported to the 114th Precinct.

Police describe him as a black man who was last seen wearing a black track suit.

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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