NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching late Thursday for a man who stole a guitar worth $4,650 from a music store in Long Island City, Queens.

Around 3:50 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, the man took the Gibson guitar from a display stand at the Guitar Center at 34-17 48th St. in Queens, police said.

He concealed the guitar under his shirt and walked out of the store, police said.

The suspect was described as a white male about 30 years old, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 165 pounds. 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.

Police have released a surveillance photo and video of the suspect.

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of a $4,650 Gibson guitar from the Guitar Center in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of a $4,650 Gibson guitar from the Guitar Center in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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