Today’s news:

Rego Park salon window smashed before burglary: NYPD

Police released this image of a suspect who allegedly burglarized a Rego Park salon. Image courtesy NYPD
TimesLedger Newspapers

REGO PARK — Police were looking for help finding a suspect wanted in connection to a burglary in Rego Park, the NYPD said.

According to cops, a white male suspect between 35 and 40 years old used a hammer to shatter the glass storefront to Olga Salon in Rego Park Feb. 7 around 8:13 p.m.

He then went on to remove money from the cash register inside as well as a portable radio from behind the counter area before leaving the store, police said.

Police described the suspect as about 5-foot-8 and between 160 and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, the NYPD said.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public could also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by sending tips via text message to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group