The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the suspect wanted for grand larceny in Astoria.
On Sunday, Oct. 18 at 3:50 p.m., inside of a Guitar Center located at 34-17 48th St., an unknown male suspect removed a custom Gibson guitar valued at $4,650 from a display stand, secreted the guitar under his shirt and exited the store without paying.
The suspect is a 30-year-old white male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 165 lbs. He was wearing a two-tone gray long sleeve shirt over a black t-shirt with a white chest design, blue jeans, black sneakers and eyeglasses.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.