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A picture of gold bricks similar to those stolen from a Fresh Meadows home last month.

An unidentified thief who broke into a Fresh Meadows home last month and walked away with a fortune in gold bars remains at large, according to authorities.

Police said the burglar entered a residence at 162nd Street and 77th Avenue through a back window sometime between noon and 7:30 p.m. on April 26.

The perpetrator left the home with $80,000 in gold bricks, two handguns, $50,000 in cash, $3,350 in jewelry, bank cards and a United States passport, it was reported to the 107th Precinct.

Police could not provide a description of the perpetrator at this time.

Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

 

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