BY BRIANNA KNIBBS
Police said that they are searching for a man who broke into an elderly man’s home in Astoria and stole a television and other items.
The burglary took place on May 5 in a home at 31st Avenue and 37th Street around 7:45 p.m. The suspect entered the apartment by forcing open the door, police said.
He stole a television, briefcase and hat.
The suspect is described as dark skinned man who was last seen wearing a white, long sleeved shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.