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Burglar flees empty-handed after breaking into Glen Oaks home

May. 18, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb

Police are searching for the burglar who broke into a Glen Oaks home earlier this month.

Authorities say the burglar climbed through a bathroom window to enter a residence near 257th Street and 82nd Avenue in Glen Oaks — within the confines of the 105th Precinct — at approximately 10:20 a.m. on May 3. The bathroom was located at the rear of the residence.

The burglar did not take any items and fled the scene on foot and headed northbound on 257th Street, police said.

Authorities on May 17 released video of the suspect running away from the scene.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers 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, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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