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Man Breaks into Several East Elmhurst/Corona Apartments, Takes Cash and Jewelry: NYPD

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July 15, 2019 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into six apartments over the past month in the East Elmhurst and Corona neighborhoods by getting in through windows or pushing through AC units.

The first incident took place on June 18 at around 4:25 p.m. at an undisclosed address. The final incident in the burglary pattern took place on July 9 at around 2:45 p.m. at an undisclosed location, police said. No other details of the pattern were released.

In each of the six incidences, the suspect removed cash and jewelry. The police have released video of the suspect at one of the burglaries.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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For the record, I just saw a guy who looked like the guy in this picture and he was looking into apartments on my block in Jackson Heights. I called crime stoppers and they transferred me to 911. As the operator is asking me questions, someone started laughing loudly in the background. At this point the line of questioning changed from being helpful to questions like, are you injured, were there weapons involved? I’m like listen, I told you I saw the dude from my window. I said I hear someone laughing in the background and I don’t feel like you’re taking me seriously. I was already hesitant to call crime stoppers but now I’m really never going to get involved these situations. Bottom line, lock your windows and doors and don’t count on the system to help you.


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