2016-03-02 / Front Page

Cops Hunt Liquor Store Thief

Police are searching for a brazen bandit who crawled under a gate at the entrance to a Long Island City liquor store where he stole cash and a bottle of wine.

Cops said the suspect slithered under a gate, shattering glass above the front door of S&A Wines And Spirits at 27-04 Queens Plaza South at about 5:10 p.m. on February 24, where he grabbed $200 cash and a bottle of wine.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5-feet, 6-inches tall and about 160 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and white sneakers at the time of the break-in, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStoppers HOTLINE at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

– Liz Goff

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