Man climbs through air vent of Bronx deli, steals cigarettes and lottery tickets: NYPD

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Omar Chineatorres mugshot. (DCPI)

Omar Chineatorres mugshot. (DCPI)

CASTLE HILL, The Bronx — Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Bronx deli Saturday morning.

According to police, Omar Chineatorres, 43, allegedly climbed through an air vent of a deli located at 676 Castle Hill Avenue just before 5 a.m.

Chineatorres allegedly removed 20 boxes of Newport cigarettes and an undetermined amount of lottery tickets.

Police released a mugshot of the suspect from a petit larceny earlier this year.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.