May 2, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
Police are searching for a man who allegedly walked into a Woodside church and swiped some bags.
On April 18 around 8:55 p.m., the suspect entered Sure Foundation Lutheran Church, located at 64-20 Roosevelt Ave., and stole two unattended bags that belonged to two choir members who were singing at the time.
The two victims, an 18-year-old female and a 23-year-old female, had their iPhones, wallets, credit cards, and other miscellaneous items in their bags at the time. The total value of the stolen property was around $2,320.
The thief is described by police as Hispanic, in his late 30’s, and had a beard. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded winter jacket, red sweatshirt, dark pants and a gray backpack.
Police are offering a reward up to $2,500 for information regarding the Grand Larceny.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).