Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Courtesy of NYPD
Police were searching for this suspect wanted in connection with a Dec. 26 commercial burglary in Long Island City.
By Robert Pozarycki

Detectives were looking for the burglar who stole nearly $10,000 worth of purses from a Long Island City store last week.

The NYPD released images of the bandit they believe is behind the Dec. 26 caper, which occurred at 8:15 p.m. at the store located at 47-09 30th St.

Police said the suspect busted through a sheet rock wall to get inside the store. He then removed designer handbags valued at $9,450 and fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction, according to authorities.

The incident was later reported to the 108th Precinct.

Police described the suspect as a man wearing a black jacket, a red shirt, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit the Crime Stoppers website, send a direct message on Twitter to @NYPDTips or text 274637 (CRIMES), followed by the code TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Related Stories
Flushing burglar caught on camera walking through apartment before stealing loot
Flushing burglar caught on camera walking through apartment before stealing loot
Burglar busts his way through a wall to steal designer purses from a Long Island City store: cops
Burglar busts his way through a wall to steal designer purses from a Long Island City store: cops
Popular Stories
Many Queens priests on Diocese of Brooklyn list of clergy credibly accused of sexually abusing minors
Queens reacts after Amazon pulls out of multi-billion dollar plans for Long Island City
Woman pushed against a car by unknown man and raped on the streets of Woodside: cops


Skip to toolbar