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Man Steals $1,100 in Two College Point Burglaries: NYPD

The wanted man burglarized two Flushing buildings last week. (NYPD)

April 17, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan

Police are searching for a man wanted for two burglaries that occurred last week in College Point that resulted in $1,100 of stolen cash.

On Monday April 8, around 11:40 a.m., the suspect entered a building near 5th Avenue and 125th Street by going through an unsecured window. Once inside, he stole approximately $500 in cash before fleeing the scene.

Four days later, on April 12, around 10:40 a.m. the same man entered another building through an unsecured window, this time near 14th Avenue and 126th Street. The burglar made off with approximately $600, police said.

The suspect is described at Asian, in his 20s, 5 feet 8 inches in height, and 185 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark winter jacket and blue pants.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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He’s probably living in the same neighborhood; he seems to know which homes are easy pickings. Parents, do you know where your kids are?


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