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Thief breaks into Springfield Gardens home, steals cash and debit cards while family sleeps: NYPD

Springfield Gardens
Unidentified man sought after stealing approximately $100 in cash and three debit cards while family sleeps. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

An unknown individual broke into a home in the vicinity of 184th Street and 146th Road in the Brookville section of Springfield Gardens, on Thursday, Sept. 8, stealing approximately $100 in cash as well as three debit cards from a 48-year-old woman’s unattended purse, according to authorities.

Within the confines of the 105th Precinct, close to 5:30 a.m., the unidentified robber broke into the woman’s home, located within the confines of the 105th Precinct, through a front window as she, and her three other family members, were sleeping, police said. After stealing the cash and cards, the individual attempted to charge approximately $30 to one of the cards.

There were no serious injuries reported as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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