Suspect grabs cash and a snack after breaking into an Ozone Park church rectory: cops

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Cops are looking for a man who helped himself to a snack after breaking into the priests’ residence at a South Ozone Park church and stealing money on Thursday morning.

According to police, at 4:18 a.m. on July 19, an unknown man entered the rectory of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, located at 111-50 115th St., through an unsecured side window. Once inside, the suspect took $75 in checks, $40 in cash, a bottle of juice and a bag of chips.

Police released security footage of the suspect breaking into the church:


The suspect is described as a man with a dark complexion who was last seen wearing a baseball cap and dark colored clothing.

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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