Thieves snag $25,000 in cell phones and merchandise from Parkchester shop

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Cell phone shop in Parkchester
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Police are searching for three men who looted a Parkchester cell phone store and made off with a fortune in phones and electronics.

On Monday, July 6 at 4:50 a.m., the trio allegedly forced their entry into a Phones Club Inc. on Unionport Road by breaking the gate and front glass window.

According to police records, once inside, the men swiped $25,000 worth of cell phones and electronics before fleeing southbound on Unionport Road toward Westchester Avenue.

NYPD released surveillance footage of the trio exiting the store with a black bag in hand.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls and messages are strictly confidential.

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