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Cops say robber snatches necklace in Jax Hts.

Footage shows the suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in Jackson Heights. Image courtesy NYPD
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JACKSON HEIGHTS — The Police Department was looking for help in finding a suspect wanted for a grand larceny within the 115th Precinct, cops said.

The suspect, a balding man in his 40s wearing a gray, button-down shirt and blue jeans, entered a McDonald’s, on 82nd Street, behind a 3-year-old girl and her mother, police said.

He waited for the two to walk upstairs, at which point he removed a gold necklace and charm from the toddler’s neck, the NYPD said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or text info to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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