Man breaks into two Woodside churches, steals computers and iPads
Jan. 30, By Christian Murray
The police are searching for a man who allegedly broke into two Woodside churches and stole items such as iPads and computers.
The first incident allegedly occurred on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 12:30 am, when the suspect forced his way into the 7th Day Adventist Community Church—located at 41-26 58 Street–through a rear door and then removed two desktop computers, a laptop and two dozen Visa gift cards.
Then, during the early hours of Friday, January 24, 2014, the suspect allegedly forced open a rear door at Sure Foundation Lutheran Church—located at 64-20 Roosevelt Avenue– and removed an Apple Ipad, Ipod, and cash and checks.
No one was injured as a result of these incidents.
The police described the suspect as an adult Hispanic male, 30’s, with a medium build. In the first incident, he was wearing a red baseball hat, a red waist-length jacket, blue jeans and sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).