Prolific burglary duo has taken $46K from Queens homes: police

QUEENS — Police are looking for the duo involved in a series of residential burglaries Queens.

Police are searching for the duo who robbed a series of Queens homes.

The burglaries occurred within the past month, with the earliest incident reported on Jan. 28 and the most recent reported on Feb. 12.

Police said 10 homes were targeted in East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Maspeth and Corona.

The individuals gained entry by forcing open windows or doors.

About $46,500 was stolen from the houses, with $28,000 stolen from one residence near Borden and Perry avenues in Maspeth. Jewelry, laptops, credit cards and clothing were taken in the burglaries.

During two robberies, the thieves were unsuccessful and went away empty-handed.

The individuals are described as males with backpacks and masks over their faces. They were last seen wearing dark-colored clothing at the time of the incidents.

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. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).