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Cops seek crook who allegedly stole $32,000 worth of jewelry from Flushing store

Police are looking for a man they say allegedly stole $32,000 worth of jewelry from a store in Flushing. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police are looking for a man they say allegedly stole $32,000 worth of jewelry from a store in the New World Mall in Flushing.

According to police, an unidentified man broke the front glass window of Lukfook Jewellery and Goldsmith Jewelry, located at 136-20 Roosevelt Ave., at about 3:30 p.m. on March 26.

The man then removed about $32,000 worth of jewelry from the display, according to authorities.

He then ran into 40-04 Bowne St. and fled the scene on a bike, heading southbound on Bowne Street, police say.

The man was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, a dark-colored jacket, beige pants, black sneakers and dark backpack.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects 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 CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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