NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is trying to track down a man seen on video stealing a car in Queens.
Police said a 32-year-old man left the gray 2009 Nissan Altima running, with the doors locked and driver-side window open.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday near 69th Road and 75th Street in Middle Village.
The 104 Detectives are endeavoring to locate & identify the below perpetrator connected to a Grand Larceny of an Auto. On 3/21/21 1:30pm he removed a Gray 2009 Nissan Altima NY Plate# ETL5606 from 69-58 75 street. Have information? Call in your @NYPDTips to 718-386-2723. pic.twitter.com/DzvBuAVVDj
— NYPD 104th Precinct (@NYPD104Pct) March 30, 2021READ MORE: DMX Dies At Age 50 After Days On Life Support At White Plains Hospital
Surveillance video shows the suspect cross the street and walk over to the car. He reaches through the window to unlock the door, gets in and drives off.
Police said officers found the car a short time later near 67th Road and 78th Street.MORE NEWS: Undocumented Workers In New York State Now Eligible For Pandemic Relief, $2.1 Billion In Aid Set Aside In State Budget
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.