Thief breaks into a Maspeth home, nabs thousands in cash and jewelry: NYPD

Maspeth thief breaks into home
Police are searing for this man who allegedly broke into a Maspeth home and took off with cash and property. (Courtesy of NYPD)

Police from the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood are on the lookout for a man who allegedly broke into a Maspeth residence last week and made off with cash and other property.

The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, when the suspect entered the home of a 36-year-old woman on Dry Harbor Road near 60th Avenue in Maspeth. The thief came through a side window and once inside, he removed jewelry, credit cards and approximately $4,500 in cash, police said.

The man took off in an unknown direction and there were no injuries reported.

The NYPD released surveillance video of the suspect as he checked out the location and described him as having a light complexion and in his 40s. He was last seen wearing a dark vest and a black face mask.

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. All calls and messages are kept confidential.