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Man Breaks Into Rite Aid in Kew Gardens Hills, Takes Beer: NYPD

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Aug. 19, 2020 Staff Report

The police are looking for man who broke into a Rite Aid drugstore in Kew Gardens Hills last week and took beer and batteries.

The suspect allegedly entered the 71-18 Kissena Blvd. store through the back door at around 11:20 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10. Once inside, he stole beer and batteries before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

The alleged perpetrator is described as black, with a medium build and bald. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with the letter “B” in front of it, red shorts, multi-color sneakers, eyeglasses, black face mask and carrying a black bookbag.

Surveillance photos of the suspect have been released by police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM

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