Cops Ask For Help In Finding Queens Church Burglar

Jewelry, Cash Stolen From Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with the burglary of a Greek Orthodox church in Queens.

Just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, the suspect entered Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 30-11 30 Drive in Astoria and removed jewelry and an unspecified amount of cash before fleeing.

Police have released surveillance images of the suspect. They are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS or to submit a tip online at All calls are kept confidential.

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