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Man Wanted for Stealing Cash and Cigarettes from Astoria Bodega: NYPD

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July 7, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for a man who burglarized a grocery store in Astoria early Sunday morning and stole cash and cigarettes.

The suspect allegedly smashed through the glass front door of Noreen’s, located at 29-24 Hoyt Avenue South, at around 5:18 a.m. on July 5, according to police.

The suspect then rummaged through the premises and took around $900 from the cash register. He also stole cigarettes and lottery tickets valued at around $1,200, police said.

The assailant then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

Police described the suspect as being between 20 and 30 years of age.

The NYPD released a video of the suspect taken during the alleged incident.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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. All calls are strictly confidential.

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