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Man Breaks Into Flushing Apartment, Takes Jewelry and Coin Collection: NYPD

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Aug. 17, 2020 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a man who burglarized a woman’s Flushing apartment last month and stole jewelry, cash and a coin collection.

The suspect allegedly gained entry to the apartment at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 26 by climbing up a fire escape and going through a first-floor window. Once inside, he took the victim’s property—including $2,000 in cash.

The apartment, police said, is located within the vicinity of of 34th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard. The victim, a 71-year-old woman, was not at home at the time of the theft.

The suspect left the apartment through the front door with the items and exited the building in an unknown direction.

Police have released a photo and video footage of the suspect.

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).

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