Queens Village man sought for series of car break-ins on Flushing streets

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Police need the public’s help in finding a suspect tied to a series of grand larcenies in the Auburndale section of Flushing.

On Oct. 12, police from the 111th Precinct posted on their Twitter account that they were looking for Queens resident Michael Taylor, 35, who allegedly broke into several cars in the vicinity of 192nd Street and Northern Boulevard.

Law enforcement sources said that Taylor reportedly broke into cars parked near local schools, day care centers and parks in the confines of the 111th Precinct.

Once inside, according to authorities, the suspect allegedly removed pocketbooks containing credit cards from the parked vehicles.

Police sources said that the suspect’s last known address is on 207th Street in Queens Village. The NYPD also posted a photo of what they believe is the suspect’s car, a silver BMW.

Cops describe Taylor as a black man standing 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 165 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. In security camera footage, he was seen wearing a black long-sleeved T-shirt, white pants, a white baseball hat and white sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding Taylor’s whereabouts is asked to notify the 111th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-279-5282 or Detective Borough Queens North at 718-520-9200. The public can also call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website , on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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