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On a roll: Police hunt duo that burgled Bensonhurst bakery

Cops are searching for a pair of thieves they say robbed a Bensonhurst bakery on Sun., Jan. 20.

According to the NYPD, the pair broke into the bakery, on 20th Avenue near 63rd Street, at about 12:41 a.m., with one of the two entering by lifting the front security gate and going through the unlocked front door, while his confederate waited outside and acted as a lookout.

Cops say that approximately $200 cash was taken from the cash register.

The two suspects are both Hispanic. The one who actually entered the bakery is described by police as 30 to 40 years of age, with a thin build, and approximately 6’5” in height. The second, who acted as lookout, is described as being 20 to 25 years old, and wearing a baseball cap under a hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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