ASTORIA — A man posed as a potential customer to snatch two pieces of jewelry from a shop in Queens on Saturday, according to the NYPD.
Cops say the suspect entered a Zales at 31-07 Steinway St. in Astoria around 7 p.m. and asked to look at gold jewelry, only to flee with the items once the salesperson handed them over.
The suspect is described is a man in his 20s, seen wearing black work boots, and a dark green waist length jacket.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.