Police searching for suspect in Astoria robbery

Image via NYPD 114th Precinct/NYPD Crime Stoppers surveillance video.

A male suspect broke into Tobacco-N-Vape and stole approximately $5,000 and multiple cigarette cartons, according to police.

The robbery took place at the smoke shop, located at 33-18 31st Avenue at 4:42AM on Thursday, January 16th. Authorities have released surveillance video of the suspect, which can be seen below.

Those with any information in regards to the suspect or incident are asked to please call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.