2015-06-10 / Front Page

$2.5G For Sunnyside, Woodside Burglars

By Liz Goff
Police are searching for suspects who burglarized residences in Woodside and Sunnyside last week.

Cops said the first break-in occurred on May 29, when a suspect described as an Hispanic male, 5-fe33et, 8-inches tall and 190 pounds, entered a second-floor apartment on 48th Street in Sunnyside, by climbing a fire escape and opening an unlocked window.

The suspect, who was wearing a striped shirt and black pants, made off with a TWC watch and $500 cash, police said.

In an unrelated incident, police are searching for two suspects who burglarized occurred a private residence on 37th Avenue in Woodside on May 31, where one suspect broke into the home while his accomplice kicked off a shoe and caught some rays, sprawled across a stoop outside the residence.

Police released a surveillance photo (see photo) of the sunbathing suspect, who looked completely at ease while his partner ransacked the home.

Cops said the burglar, who was wearing a white shirt and dark pants, entered the first-floor of the residence at about 2:50p.m. on May 31. The thief slithered along the side of the home, stuck his head inside a door and entered the basement of the home, police said.

The suspect surfaced a short while later with a black backpack and fled the scene with his sun-drenched pal, police said.

The thief swiped a Dell laptop, a pair of earrings, a digital camera and a video camera, along with personal documents including passports and greencards belonging to the residents, police said.

Anyone with information on either of the burglaries is urged to call the CrimeStoppers HOTLINE at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrunestiooers,com.

The HOTLINE is offering a  reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.


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