May 29, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
A thief made off with $70,000 cash and other belongings from a College Point home in a burglary over the weekend, according to authorities.
Police say the suspect forced his way into the residency, a house located in the vicinity of 117 Street and 12 Avenue, around 3:24 a.m. on May 25, through a secured side window.
The thief stole $70,000 in cash, two watches, a safe with personal papers, and three pieces of luggage before exiting the front door and fleeing in an unknown direction.
Police from the 109 Precinct are offering an award of up to $2,500 for information on the suspect.
The suspect is described by police as being black, between 30 and 40 years old and was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt.
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.