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NYPD: Thief steals $2,300 worth of musical instruments from Corona church

Aug. 18, 2017 By Nathaly Pesantez

A thief broke into a Corona church early Tuesday and stole $2,300 worth of musical instruments, according to police.

At 2:25 a.m. on Aug. 15, the suspect entered the Canaan Baptist Church at 35-23 108 Street through a window after unlocking a side door to the church, and stole the instruments. The thief then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Surveillance video released by the NYPD shows the burglar, described as male, Black, and between 30 to 40 years old stuffing an instrument into a black garbage back inside the church. He was last seen wearing a yellow jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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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