Cops Search for Jeep Thief

Cops Search for Jeep Thief

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By Michael V. Cusenza

Police have reached out to the public for help in identifying and locating the man they believe is responsible for a July car theft in Woodhaven.

According to investigators, on Monday, July 25, around 4:30 a.m., the suspect approached a 2014 Jeep parked inside a residential driveway on 79th Street and, using a using a recently stolen key, got behind the wheel and sped off in it.

Courtesy of NYPD

Courtesy of NYPD

Cops said the suspect is described as a white man wearing camouflage shorts and a grey T-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, (888) 57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit info by logging onto or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All correspondences are strictly confidential.


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