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Inwood man arrested in Lawrence parked car break-ins, cops say

Anthony Rey Cruz, 19, of Inwood, was arrested

Anthony Rey Cruz, 19, of Inwood, was arrested Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, and charged with burglary and petty larceny, Nassau County police said. Credit: NCPD

An Inwood man took electronics from a Lawrence home and also lifted cash and other items from parked cars, Nassau County police said Monday.

Fourth Squad detectives said Anthony Rey Cruz, 19, entered an Allen Street home at about 3 p.m. Sunday, taking the electronics.

After he was arrested at his Mott Avenue home, a subsequent investigation revealed that Cruz also had burglarized vehicles on Allen Street, Caryl Drive and Rockaway Turnpike in Lawrence, police said.

He is charged with second-degree burglary and five counts of petty larceny, they said.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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