Package thieves con doorman in Midtown for expensive watch: Cops

One of the suspects. (Courtesy NYPD)

Detectives are looking for two men who stole a package containing an expensive watch from a residential building in Midtown, police said.

The two men entered the building at 7 Park Ave., at East 34th Street, and told the doorman they were employees of a man in the building and were there to pick up a package, according to officials.

They obtained the package, which had a Ulysse Nardin watch valued at over $5,000, then fled in an unknown direction. Police said the thieves did not know the victim, a 48-year-old man.

The second suspect wanted in connection with the theft. (Courtesy NYPD)

Officials released surveillance images of the two men wanted for grand larceny in the 17th Precinct. They are both described as between 30-40 years old, one with a thin build and a mustache, the other with a large build and a beard.

Anyone with information about their identity is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, or for Spanish dial 888-57-PISTA, visit the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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