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Duo breaks into Flushing restaurant to steal tablets, cash: police

Posted: 6:51 AM, Feb 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-03 06:51:40-05
Two men wanted for robbing a Queens restaurant

DOWNTOWN FLUSHING, Queens — Police are looking for two burglars who broke into a Chinese restaurant in Queens last Tuesday and stole tablets and cash, according to the NYPD.

According to police, the two unidentified individuals broke through a basement wall around 6:15 a.m. to gain access to Shang Kitchen on Prince Street in Downtown Flushing.

Once inside, the pair stole three electronic tablets and about $1,000 in cash, before fleeing in an unknown direction, police said.

The two burglars, seen in surveillance images from police above, are described as men wearing dark-colored clothing.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).