Crook breaks into Manhattan apartment and swipes electronics while the victim slept: NYPD

6 precinct burglary
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Cops are looking for a crook who broke into a Manhattan apartment and stole a man’s belongings while he slept.

According to police, at 9 a.m. on Nov. 12 a 30-year-old man was inside his home, located in the vicinity of 8th Avenue and West 12th Street, when he realized that his electronics had been stolen and contacted the 6th Precinct. An investigation found that at 4 a.m. that same day, an unknown man entered the ground floor apartment through the front door while the victim was asleep.

Once inside, the suspect took electronics and a bag valued at $300. No one was injured as a result of the incident. 

The NYPD released video of the suspect taken from inside the apartment building. He is described as a man between the ages of 20 and 30 years old.

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, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.