NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find two men who they said broke into a Queens jewelry store through an adjoining building but got away empty-handed when they couldn’t get into a safe.
The incident, which was caught on surveillance video, happened just after 3 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Jewelry on Francis Lewis Boulevard.READ MORE: Jay-Z, Carole King Among Artists Elected To 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Police said the men, who they described as being well-dressed, broke into the store by cutting a hole in the wall from the building next door. Once inside, they tried to get into a safe, but weren’t able to and took off on foot, police said.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody
The video released by police shows one of the men inside the store as he appears to fiddle with the safe. Video also shows the two men walking outside on the sidewalk.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccination Rate Among Nursing Home Staffers Has Families Of Residents Concerned
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.