You are reading

Thief Steals Beats Headphones, Wallet From Employee at Long Island City Petland Discounts: NYPD

Image of suspect in Feb. 6 robbery at Petland Discounts. (DCPI)

Feb. 19, 2019 Staff Report

Police are searching for a thief who stole a wallet and a pair of pricey headphones from an employee at the Plaza 48 Petland Discounts store earlier this month.

The culprit went into the employee bathroom at the store, located at 34-60 48th St., at around 5:20 p.m. on Feb. 6, where he stole items inside belonging to a 21-year-old female employee.

The stolen items include a pair of Beats headphones and a wallet with credit cards, police said.

The suspect is described as black, with a slim build, dark complexion and black hair. He was last seen wearing a tax coat, a white collar shirt with a tie, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit


email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 

That doesn’t make sense. That’s a unauthorized room for employees only where they leave their belongings to work.


I hope they catch this guy. The person he stole from is a sweet, hard working young lady who certainly didn’t deserve this.


Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults across the borough on the rise, burglaries down slightly in northern Queens

Feb. 21, 2024 By Ethan Marshall

The number of felony assaults across Queens increased during the 28-day period from Jan. 22 through Feb. 18, compared to the same period of time last year, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Tuesday. At the same time, the number of reported burglaries experienced a slight but noticeable drop in northern Queens.

Maspeth man faces life in prison for 2020 fatal stabbing in Dutch Kills: DA

A Maspeth man who was caught by transit cops vaping inside a Brooklyn subway station in January is facing as much as 75 years to life in prison for stabbing a Dutch Kills man to death four years ago.

Luis Hernandez, 36, of 56th Street, was arraigned Tuesday in Queens Supreme Court on a seven-count indictment charging him with murder, gang assault and other crimes in the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old man and the attempted murder of two others in Astoria in 2020.