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Two men break into a van on Northern Blvd, take $5,000 worth of property, police say

46th and Northern (GMaps)

April 18, 2017 Staff Report

Two men broke into a parked van on Northern Boulevard earlier this month and stole more than $5,000 in property, according to police.

The men climbed into the rear of the van that was located near Northern Boulevard and 46th Street on Wednesday, April 5, and took items such as a gas generator and power tools. The theft took place around 2pm.


The suspects put the stolen items in a maroon Nissan and then drove off northbound on 47th Street toward Broadway, police said.

The first suspect is described as black last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, dark hooded jacket and dark pants.

The second man is described as black, heavy set, and last seen wearing a tan cap, blue hooded sweat shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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