Cops Search for South Ozone Park Car Thief

Cops Search for South Ozone Park Car Thief

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

Police this week reached out to the public via Twitter for help with identifying a wanted in connection with the recent theft of a car in South Ozone Park.
According to investigators, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, around 5:30 a.m., the suspect in the accompanying photo hopped into a vehicle parked in the vicinity of Lefferts Boulevard and 111th Avenue—without realizing that the owner was sleeping inside it. After a brief scuffle, the victim was able to exit the car.
Anyone with information is asked to call (718) 845-2261; reference case #2019-1.
Car thefts are down nearly 73 percent compared to this period last year in the 106th Precinct, according to the latest available NYPD statistics.


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