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Police: 3 individuals involved in string of 18 cellphone store break-ins

Three individuals have stolen an unknown amount of iPhones and Samsung Galaxy phones after 18 separate break-ins across the city.

News 12 Staff

Apr 8, 2022, 9:48 AM

Updated 804 days ago

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Police are currently searching for three individuals involved in a stretch of burglaries that took place in Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan during a four-and-a-half hour stretch overnight on April 4.
Police have informed us that between midnight and 4:30 a.m. on Monday, April 4, the suspects successfully broke into 18 different cellphone stores by breaking the front lock or smashing the glass in order to enter. The suspects stole iPhones and Samsung Galaxy phones. There were also two additional attempted robberies of the same nature that were unsuccessful.
In these incidents, the suspects were seen either fleeing in a black and grey Honda Element, a green moped, or a black moped.
Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).


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