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Thieves Target Sunglasses In Brooklyn Burglary

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Thieves who broke into an optical store in Brooklyn targeted sunglasses.

Police hope surveillance images will help someone identify them.

The burglary happened Saturday night shortly after 4 a.m.

The store - Flatbush Optical - is on Flatlands Avenue in the East New York section.

Police say after the group broke the lock on the rear door, they got away with just under $15,000 in sunglasses.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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