VIDEO: Couple who burglarized Queens furniture store, stole $40K wanted by police

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD is looking to identify a man and a woman they said burglarized a Queens furniture store, taking $40,000 with them last week.

Just after 10 p.m on Tuesday, September 21, the man entered the New Happy Home Furniture Store located at 43-02 Main Street in Flushing, while the woman acted as a lookout, officials said.

According to police, the male suspect forcibly broke the lock to the rear door to gain entry and once inside, he removed approximately $40,000 from the desk.

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The couple then fled on foot to parts unknown, authorities said.

The suspects are described as a male and female, approximately 18 to 20 years of age.

Police on Wednesday released surveillance video obtained from the incident location after the incident.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

Featured Image Photo Credit: NYPD