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Pair of thieves snatch $100K in Flushing jewelry heist: NYPD

Sep. 2, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb

Police are searching for the pair of thieves who robbed a Flushing jewelry store and made off with approximately $100,000 in loot on Aug. 31, according to authorities.

Police say the two unidentified male suspects entered Prince Jewelers, located at 37-11 Prince St. within the confines of the 109th Precinct, at approximately 6:30 on Aug. 31. Once inside, the thieves flashed “revolver-style firearms” and snatched approximately $100,000 worth of jewelry before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

Police on Sept. 2 released surveillance images of the thieves.

Police are searching for this suspect in who allegedly robbed a Flushing jewelry store and made off with approximately $100,000 in loot on Aug. 31, according to authorities.

Police are searching for this suspect in who allegedly robbed a Flushing jewelry store and made off with approximately $100,000 in loot on Aug. 31, according to authorities.Photo courtesy of the NYPD

One suspect is believed to be approximately 35 years old and has a light complexion and a slim build. He was last seen wearing a blue-collared dress shirt with a white T-shirt underneath, white pants, sunglasses, a camouflage hat and brown shoes. He was carrying a black shoulder bag around his shoulder.

The second suspect is believed to be approximately 25 years old and has a light complexion with a slim build and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers, a red hat and blue surgical gloves. He was carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s CrimeStoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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