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Suspect wanted for rooftop break-in at Laurelton 99 cent store


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

A man stole $2,600 from a Laurelton store last weekend by breaking in through the roof, police said.

The burglary took place about 4:45 a.m., after the business, 99 Cent Dream Store at 229-12 Merrick Blvd., was closed, cops said.

After cutting a hole in the store’s roof, the burglar took the cash and fled, according to officials.

Police described the suspect as a black man with a light complexion and 25 to 30 years old. He was last seen wearing a light-colored sweatshirt, light-colored camouflage pants, light sneakers, and was carrying a book bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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Cops: $1,600 in cash, merchandise stolen from Woodhaven supermarket


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo by Robert Stridiron

A thousand dollars in cash and approximately $600 worth of phone cards went missing from a Woodhaven supermarket following an overnight burglary, police said.

The theft took place about 11 p.m. Thursday at the Pioneer Supermarket at 90-01 Jamaica Ave. , according to the NYPD.

Police said the suspect was able to get into the business by breaking in through the roof.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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