You are reading

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 www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

email the author: news@queenspost.com

3 Comments

Click for Comments 
Julia

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?

Reply

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

NYPD searching for burglary crew that targeted nearly 30 laundromats in Queens and others in Brooklyn and the Bronx

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for three masked men who broke into Susan’s Laundromat at 85-12 Grand Ave. at around 3:15 a.m. on Monday, June 24, while a fourth member of their crew acted as a lookout near their getaway car parked in front.

The burglars stole $1,800 in cash and removed a payment machine for the laundry room continuing an undetermined amount of cash.

Law enforcement ghost car crackdowns continue with dozens of vehicles seized on Whitestone Bridge: MTA

MTA Bridge and Tunnel officers, the NYPD and law enforcement partners impounded 55 vehicles from motorists crossing into Queens on the Whitestone Bridge on Monday, July 8, as a multi-agency crackdown continued unabated.

Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Tuesday that through 25 joint enforcement operations focusing on ghost plates and persistent toll violators on bridges and tunnels throughout New York City, 1,540 vehicles have been impounded, 339 arrests have been made and 12,007 summonses have been issued so far this year to drivers who owe more than $12.5 million in unpaid tolls and fees.