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A popular sunglass retailer is out more than seven grand after a shoplifter stole a box of shades from its store, cops said.

 

The theft occurred at a Sunglass Hut located inside of a Macy's at 1441 Metropolitan Ave. in the Bronx on Jan. 15 at about 5:20 p.m.

 

After entering the store, the suspect took a box of sunglasses totaling more than $7000 and then left, police said.

 

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Authorities have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.

 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers websiteor texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All tips are confidential.