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Thief steals more than $10K worth of tools from Maspeth shed: NYPD

Apr. 20, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb

Police from the 104th Precinct are searching for the thief who stole more than $10,000 worth of tools from a shed in Maspeth earlier this month.

Police say that an unidentified male suspect approached a shed behind 60-90 Eliot Ave. at approximately 1:30 a.m. on April 14. The thief used scissors to break the lock to the shed and snatched a generator, diagnostic scanner, air compressor, power probe tester, hammer and other tools before fleeing the scene.

The value of the stolen tools is worth $10,730, according to authorities.

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 Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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