FLUSHING — Police were looking for three scam artists wanted for stealing items from the cars of unsuspecting motorists.
Police said one of the suspects distracts the victim by telling them they have a flat tire, and when the motorists goes to inspect the car, another suspect pilfers property from inside.
Police said the gang of three has struck nine times and released surveillance footage showing two of them from Feb. 28 on Northern Boulevard.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to Crime Stoppers’ website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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