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NYPD Looking For Suspect In Queens Larceny Spree

(credit: DCPI)

(credit: DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect in a string of crimes in Flushing.

Authorities said the person responsible for the larcenies has taken credit cards, money and cellphones.

The incidents took place between July 21 and Nov. 26 of last year.

The most recent crime took place on Maple Avenue in which the suspect took cash from a victim’s purse, police said.

The suspect  is described as a Hispanic male with a large build. Authorities said he is between 30 and 40 years old, and 5-foot-10 to  foot and between 220 and 300 pounds.

Police also said he was “casually dressed.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.