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Group Steals Tens of Thousands of Dollars, Lotto Tickets and Liquor from Flushing Store

MarPat Wines & Liquors and suspect (Google Maps/ NYPD)

July 15, 2020 By Allie Griffin

A group of men stole tens of thousands of dollars in cash, lotto tickets and alcohol from a Flushing liquor store during the early hours Saturday.

The men gained entry into Marpat Wines & Liquors, located at 31-12 Farrington St., by breaking open the back door at 2:45 a.m. Saturday. They grabbed $24,000 in cash, $3,500 worth of lotto tickets and more than $46,000 worth of liquor, police said.

The group fled the scene in an unknown location, according to police.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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If you are going to keep 24 thousand dollars in a closed business without an alarm system connected to the police

You get thugs who know what they are doing.

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