NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused in a burglary spree across Queens.

Mark Tortora, 33, is accused of burglarizing 23 businesses in Queens between July 16, 2019, and Aug. 23, 2019. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

Mark Tortora, 33, has allegedly broken into at least 23 businesses since July 16, stealing merchandise, lottery tickets and cash.

The most recent incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Investigators say Tortora targets stores that don’t have a security gate.

Tortora is described as a white man who is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 155 pounds.

Anyone with information on Tortora’s whereabouts or the burglaries is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at


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