July 16, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are searching for a man who broke into a churchyard in Flushing last month and stole garden equipment.
Police said the suspect entered the rear parking lot at St. Paul Chong Ha Sang, located at 32-15 Parsons Blvd., on June 26 at around 10:35 p.m.
The suspect allegedly stole a red lawn trimmer from inside a shed on the premises worth around $200, police said.
He then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
Police said the thief was last seen wearing a T-shirt, gray shorts and black sneakers. He was carrying a backpack and seen holding the lawn trimmer on his right hand.
The NYPD released video of the suspect taken during the alleged incident.
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