Authorities say it isn't clear how the bandits managed to steal the parked Ford Taurus from East 167th Street and Fox Street around 8:30 p.m., before driving it to a parking lot near Crotona Park where they stripped it down.
Police have released surveillance images of the suspects, three of whom are described as:
- A man wearing a red beanie and a gray shirt with 2 white stripes on each arm.
- A woman wearing a black hoodie and blue pants while holding a bag and drill.
- A man with a black hoodie and blue pants.
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.
Police say all calls are strictly confidential.
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