You are reading

Man Smashes Display Case in Astoria Jewelry Store, Takes $20K of Merchandise

Sept. 11, 2020 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a man who smashed a display case in an Astoria jewelry store last week and took off with approximately $20,000 worth of merchandise.

The suspect entered K.A. Jewelry, located at 30-04 Broadway, at around 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 and walked up to the display window and smashed it. The man then took two trays of jewelry that contained about 50 items.

The man then fled on foot, eastbound on Broadway. No injuries were reported and no weapons were used.

Police released photos and video of the suspect taken from the crime scene.

The suspect is described as being Hispanic and between 20 and 30 years of age.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

 

email the author: [email protected]
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

3 men sought for armed robbery in East Elmhurst home invasion near LaGuardia Airport: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for three men who allegedly robbed an East Elmhurst man of tens of thousands of dollars during a home invasion early Monday morning.

Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at a townhouse located at 108-09 Ditmars Blvd. near 29th Avenue just south of LaGuardia Airport.
The victim had pulled up in front of his home just before 2 a.m. when he was approached by three suspects. One of them pulled out a firearm and forced him inside the townhouse where they stole around $30,000 in cash and a safe that contained an unspecified amount of jewelry, before exiting and driving off in a silver four-door SUV, police said.