BURGLARY PATTERN —
Police said that they are searching for three individuals who are wanted in connection with a series of burglaries within the confines of the 114th Precinct in February and March.
On Feb. 19 around 7 a.m., one of the suspects entered a bodega, located at 23-38 31st St. in Astoria, through an unlocked window in the rear of the store and removed two cash registers that contained approximately $250 apiece. The suspect also removed $400 in cash from a desk drawer.
During the second incident, which occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 26, one of the suspects entered Sac’s Place Italian Restaurant, located at 22-41 Broadway in Astoria, through the front screen window and removed $100 in cash from the registers.
On March 3 around 3:08 a.m., two of the burglars entered Green Apple Delight, located at 29-12 Crescent St. in Astoria, through a basement window and removed property and $850. The suspects fled westbound on 30th Avenue.
Then, on March 17 around 2:28 a.m., an individual attempted to enter Old Neighbors, a dry cleaner and laundry business located at 34-17 Broadway, through the back door, but was unsuccessful. That same day, one of the suspects entered Chicken Shack, located at 36-19 Broadway, through a back door and removed blank checks.
On March 31 around 5:30 a.m., a suspect entered Mokja Korean Eatery, located at 35-19 Broadway, by throwing a hard object through a glass door. The suspect then removed at least one paycheck, an HTC cell phone, Android cell phone and an unknown amount of tablets.
The first suspect is described as a five-foot-eight-inch to five-foot-10-inch black man who weighs approximately 180 pounds and was last seen wearing dark clothing. The second suspect is described as a five-foot-eight-inch white man who weighs approximately 150 pounds, while the third suspect was a five-foot-eight-inch black man who weighed approximately 190 pounds.