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Police looking for a man they suspect broke into a Jamaica Rite Aid store

The NYPD is looking for a man suspected of breaking into a Rite Aid store on Union Turnpike in Jamaica earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows are looking for a man in connection to a burglary at a Jamaica drug store earlier this month.

The incident occurred around 3 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, when the suspect entered the front door of a Rite Aid, located at 158-02 Union Tpke., by smashing the glass, police said.

Once inside, the man removed approximately $160 worth of merchandise. The NYPD released a surveillance image of the man who they describe as a 30- to 40-year-old man with a light complexion, a medium build and short dark hair.

He was last seen wearing a dark-colored shirt, black pants, black shoes and dark-colored glasses.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

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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