Watch this crook break into a car in Douglaston and steal $3,000 in cash: cops

Photos via Twitter/@NYPD111Pct

Cops are looking for a thief that broke into a parked car in Douglaston and stole cash from inside it.

According to police, at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 27, an unknown man broke into a car that was parked behind the Mizuni restaurant, located at 231-10 Northern Blvd. Once inside, the suspect took $3,000 from a bag that was inside the car.

At this time, it is unclear how the suspect gained access to the vehicle, however a tweet released by the 111th Precinct suggests that the car may have been unlocked.

The 111th Precinct released the following video of the suspect breaking into the vehicle:

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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