Police in Forest Hills and Rego Park are on the lookout for a suspect in a smash-and-grab robbery committed at a local salon last month.
The suspect used a hammer to smash the front windows of a Rego Park salon on 63rd Drive at 3:20 a.m. on Feb. 7. The man then forced his way inside, stealing money from a cash register and a portable radio from behind a counter.
The suspect was caught by a sureveillance camera at the time of the incident. He is described as 5'8" between 160 and 170 pounds around 35- or 40-years-old. He was wearing a dark jacket at the time of the incident.
If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips at the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.