Oct. 30, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are searching for a man who stole thousands of dollars worth of cosmetics from an Astoria drug store earlier this month.
The suspect entered Rite Aid, located at 32-87 Steinway St., on Oct. 10 at around 9:50 a.m. and allegedly swiped around $4,000 worth of cosmetics from the store, according to police.
He then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction, police said.
Police describe the assailant as a bald male with a medium complexion. He is about 6 feet tall and weighs around 180 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a black jacket with a “NASA” logo on the front, black sneakers and multi-colored pants.
Police released images of the suspect taken from inside the location.
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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.