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Police seek suspect in N. Bay Shore cell phone theft

Suffolk County police are searching for a man who stole a cell phone from a North Bay Shore store in February.

The Third Precinct crime section said a man entered the Telemundo store at 1784 Fifth Ave. on Feb. 18 at about 10:15 a.m. and spoke with an employee about maintenance work.

When the employee wasn't looking, police said, the man took a Sanyo Mirro model cell phone from an unlocked display case. The phone is valued at $200, police said.

Police have released a video surveillance tape of the suspect.

The suspect, who police said was handing out business cards for an asphalt services company, left in a black pickup with another person in it.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers, 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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