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Police searching for duo believed to be connected with north Corona burglary

Police are searching for two men in connection with a burglary in north Corona last week. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights are searching for two men in connection with a burglary in north Corona last week.

At around 12:30 on the morning of Aug. 25, one of the suspects entered a private residence in the vicinity of 99th Street and 39th Avenue through the rear door, according to the NYPD. Once inside, the intruder encountered the homeowner and fled empty-handed. The second suspect was acting as a lookout in front of the home, police said.

The NYPD released surveillance video of the two men. One was wearing a dark T-shirt and dark pants with work boots and a light blue baseball cap. The other wore a gray long-sleeved shirt, dark pants and a dark baseball cap.

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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