Man sought in connection with jewelry heists at two Jackson Heights apartments: NYPD

Polie are looking for this man suspected of stealing thoudands of doallars worth of jewelry from apartments in Jackson Heights.
By Bill Parry

Police from the 115th Precinct were searching for a suspect wanted for questioning in connection with burglaries at two homes near Travers Park in Jackson Heights late last month.

On the night of Friday, Aug. 31, an unidentified man entered a residential building in the vicinity of 81st Street and 34th Avenue around 8 p.m. and made off with nearly $7,200 worth of jewelry from an apartment before fleeing in an unknown direction, police said.

Later that same evening, investigators said the suspect entered another apartment near 81st Street and 35th Avenue where he removed nearly $4,000 worth on jewelry, according to the NYPD.

Police described the suspect as a man approximately 30 years old who was last seen wearing a multi-colored baseball hat backwards, a black shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers and an earring.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

Reach reporter Bill Parry by e-mail at bparry@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4538.

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