Oct. 31, 2016 Staff Report
Two suspects allegedly broke into an East Elmhurst home and then used a stolen credit card to make several purchases, according to police.
Police are searching for a man and a woman in connection to a burglary near 31st Avenue and 74th Street last Thursday.
According to the report, the suspects broke in to the residence by breaking a window around 7:15 a.m. before going on to steal the victim’s laptop, jewelry and credit card.
Later in the day between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m., the suspects used the stolen credit card to purchase merchandise at Mar-Pat Liquors at 31-14 Farrington Street and at the Nike and Target stores at 40-24 College Point Boulevard.
The male suspect is described as a 6-foot-2 black man between 35 and 40 years old, and was last seen wearing a brown baseball cap and black hooded sweater.
The female suspect is described as being around 5-foot-7 and in her 30s with black hair. She was last seen wearing a pink scarf a beige jacket, black sneakers and pink and grey sweatpants.
They were seen driving a late model blue four-door Honda Accord.
Police have released photographs of the suspects and anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).