The Suspect

Cops say the man used a crowbar to break into a tool shed and steal equipment. (November 11, 2010)

Police in Queens are seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a man they say is responsible for stealing tools from a locked storage area.

Cops say the man, armed with a crowbar, targeted a storage unit located at 115-25 84th Avenue in Richmond Hill at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7.

He used the crowbar to pry open the door to the storage unit and stole several tools.

The suspect appears to be an older white man with round glasses, who was last seen wearing a short-sleeved shirt.

Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tipsters can also submit information at or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.