Home Creep-o: Cops searching for thief who nabbed three chainsaws from Sunset Park hardware store

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He came, he saw, he shoplifted!

Cops are hunting for the thief who nabbed three chainsaws from a Sunset Park hardware store on April 26.

The crook was spotted via surveillance feed pushing a shopping cart through the Hamilton Avenue hardware purveyor near 19th Street at 10:40 a.m., when he snatched the high-priced power tools and ferried them to a waiting 2017 GMC, which he loaded with the help of another man, before fleeing.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 12:53 pm, May 10, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Kevin P. from Homecrest says:
19th St is way north of Sunset Park. You mean Greenwood Heights or Gowanus.
May 10, 1:05 pm
I know him says:
His name is Florián Wong
May 11, 1:18 am

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