Dec. 21, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly stole more than $10,000 worth of goods from a smoke shop in Astoria last month.
The suspects broke through the front window of Cloud Beast, located at 22-05 35th St., on Nov. 26 at around 3:30 a.m. and began rummaging through the premises, police said.
The thieves allegedly snatched tobacco and electronics valued at around $10,200, police said. The stolen items included nicotine, hemp, an iPhone, and iPad, a laptop and a Coach hand bag. No cash was stolen, police said.
They then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction, police said.
The first suspect is described as a light-skinned male who was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket and light-colored hoody.
The second suspect is also described as a light skinned male. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs around 170 pounds and was last seen wearing a dark-colored bubble jacket and a dark-colored hoody.
There were no injuries reported.
Police released CCTV footage taken from inside the store during the 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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.