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NYPD: Police Release Video of 5 Teens Stealing from Jackson Heights Cellphone Store

T Mobile store struck by thieves (Google)

Dec. 28, 2017 By Christian Murray

Five teenage boys are wanted by the police for allegedly stealing cellphones from two Roosevelt Avenue stores.

The teenagers allegedly entered 86-05 Roosevelt Ave. on Thursday, Dec. 21 and forcibly took two cellphones with an estimated value of $1,450, according to police.

The teenagers allegedly struck again the following day, targeting the T-Mobile store at 82-19 Roosevelt Ave. The suspects forcibly removed one cellphone valued at $1,088.

Video from the T-Mobile theft has been released.

No injuries were reported in either incidents.

The suspects are black and in their late teens.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

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Tony Smith

Send the video out to middle and high schools. They will recognize. One of them is very close up and clear face.

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