NYPD: Pair cuts hole in roof; steals $66,000 from check cashing store

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Police are looking for two men they say broke into a check cashing store, getting away with thousands of dollars.

The NYPD released images of the suspects, who they say cut a hole into the roof to gain access. 

The pair allegedly first broke into a meat market on West 183rd Street and Aqueduct Avenue Monday around 4 a.m.

However, officials say the two men, both wearing face masks, realized they were in the wrong building and made another hole next door at the check cashing store.

Once inside, police say the men used power tools to open the store's safe. News 12 is told the men got away with $66,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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