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Police looking for suspects who broke into Woodside home, release video

March 25, Staff Report

The police are looking for three men and one woman who allegedly broke into a Woodside home and stole a $200 watch on Thursday.

The NYPD released footage of the suspects who worked in concert to force their way into the rear door of a residential building located in the vicinity of 41st Avenue and 59th Street at about 2:40 pm, March 23.

According to police, the individuals took a $200 Bulova watch before driving off in a black Nissan Rogue.

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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