Burglars spotted on camera walking through a Whitestone home before stealing valuables

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a pair of burglars that broke into a Whitestone home and stole cash and property.

According to authorities, at 12:55 p.m. on Jan. 4, two unknown men forcibly entered a residence in the vicinity of 24th Avenue and 146th Street by breaking through a rear door.

Once inside, law enforcement sources said, the suspects stole handbags and cash valued at approximately $6,500. The suspects then fled the location in an unknown direction.

The incident was later reported to the 109th Precinct.

Police described the suspects as Hispanic men between the ages of 25 and 35 years old. One suspect was last seen wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans and the other was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, black baseball cap and dark pants.

On Jan. 8, the NYPD released the following surveillance video showing the perpetrators inside the home:


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, 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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