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Detectives need the public’s help in finding a thief who stole a credit card from a Woodside church’s office and used it to make fraudulent purchases.

On July 22 at about 12:15 p.m., a man entered the front door of Little Flock Church, located at 69-38 47th Ave., in the confines of the 108th Precinct. He proceeded to walk to the second floor of the Woodside establishment and entered the 45-year-old male victim’s office.

Once inside, law enforcement sources said, the individual procured the man’s credit card from his wallet and allegedly used it at several locations within the confines of the neighboring 110th and 115th Precincts.

Cops described the suspect as a black man with a goatee, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red Philadelphia Phillies baseball cap, blue jeans, and a blue T-Shirt with an unknown logo on the front.

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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