Man steals lawn trimmer from Flushing church: NYPD

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The NYPD is searching for a man who stole lawn equipment from a Flushing church last month.

On Friday, June 26, around 10:35 p.m., an unidentified man walked into the parking lot of St. Paul Chong Ha-Sang church – located at 32-15 Parsons Blvd. – and broke into a shed behind the church, according to police. The man then stole a lawn trimmer, worth around $200, and fled on foot, police said.

The man was last seen wearing a black shirt, gray shorts, black shoes, a backpack and carrying the red lawn trimmer.

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Police obtained surveillance video of the man from the location of the incident.


Anyone with information in regard to the identities of the males 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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