Watch thief steals $10K in valuables

2833-16-109-pct-9-28-16-2Police are looking for a thief who pocketed more than $10,000 worth of watches in Whitestone.

Cops say that on Wednesday, September 28, at 10:30 a.m., the man pictured on the left entered a Hallmark store at 153-75 Cross Island Parkway.

The suspect, somehow without anyone noticing, walked behind the register and removed a key.

He used that key to open a watch display case and took 30 watches, worth more than $10K.

He placed them in his black book bag and left the store.

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 submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM.

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