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Police searching for crook who broke into 82-year-old woman’s car in Ridgewood

Sep. 19, 2023 By Anthony Medina

Police from the 104th Precinct are searching for the thief who broke into an 82-year-old woman’s car in Ridgewood last week.

Police say the unidentified male suspect broke into the driver-side window of a black 2018 Hyundai parked in the vicinity of Bleecker Street and Woodward Avenue in Ridgewood, on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

The car belonged to an 82-year-old woman who had left her car parked outside since Thursday, Sept. 7, police said. The suspect allegedly tampered with the steering column of the car and fled in an unknown direction in a Kia.

The wanted man was last seen wearing a black hoodie, track pants and black sneakers, according to authorities.

The 104th Precinct asks anyone who can share any information in regard to this incident to call (718) 386-3004.

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 crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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