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NYPD: Man Burglarizes 79-year-old’s Apartment


May 15, 2018 By Tara Law

Police are searching for a burglar who broke into a 79-year-old man’s apartment in Astoria on May 5.

The suspect allegedly walked into an apartment building near 31st Avenue and 37th Street at around 7:45 p.m., forced open the victim’s front door, and grabbed a television, briefcase and hat, police said.

The thief is described as a dark-skinned man who was wearing a white long sleeved shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards 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).

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