Cops: Suspect sought in Elmont cellphone store burglary

Nassau police investigating a burglary at a cellphone Nassau police investigating a burglary at a cellphone store in Elmont on Dutch Broadway are looking for the suspect, believed to be in his mid 20s, who was seen on surveillance tape wearing a blue-hooded sweatshirt with "Yokosuka" on the back. The crime occurred Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Photo Credit: NCPD

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Nassau police are investigating the burglary of a cellphone store in Elmont last week in which a suspect was captured on a surveillance camera swiping cash and phones.

The burglary was discovered on the morning of May 20 as a male employee arrived at the Metro PCS on Dutch Broadway to open the store for businesses.

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The employee discovered the front door unlocked, and money from the cash register and an assortment of phones were missing, police said.

A surveillance tape shows a man believed to be in his mid 20s inside the store at 3:50 a.m., wearing a blue-hooded sweatshirt with "Yokosuka" on the back.

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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