The NYPD is looking for a crook who broke into four businesses in Brooklyn and stole cash from most of them.
According to police, at 9:15 p.m. on April 26, an unknown man entered a community center, located at 5904 13th Avenue, through a side window. Once inside, the suspect broke into an office and stole $15,000 in cash. The suspect then fled the location to parts unknown.
Later that same night, at 11:20 p.m., the suspect broke a window at the back of a U-Haul and storage facility, located at 6615 New Utrecht Avenue, and searched around the location. He ultimately fled without taking anything.
The suspect struck again — twice — on May 13. At 3:04 a.m., the suspect returned to the community center on 13th Avenue and broke in through a side window. The thief then took laptops, valued together at $6,000, and $5,000 in cash before fleeing the scene.
Later that same morning, at 5:13 a.m., the suspect broke into a realty office, located at 1521 70th Street, through a window. He then stole bank checks worth a total value of $4,300 and approximately $6,875 cash before fleeing the scene to parts unknown.
The NYPD released surveillance photos of the suspect taken from a bodega nearby the second incident location. He is described as a man with a dark complexion and a thin build, standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.
Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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 Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.