The cops are searching for a man who allegedly burglarized numerous apartments in Brooklyn two days ago.
According to the police, the suspect got into the apartments by the buildings' roofs and then climbed down the fire escapes to find unlocked windows before taking cash, jewelry or small electronic devices. Here are details from the NYPD:
1. On Monday, September 15, 2014, the suspect went to the roof of an apartment building, located in the vicinity of Graham Avenue and Eckford Street, he walked down the fire escape to the building, entering four (4) separate apartments through unlocked windows. The suspect removed cash, jewelry or small electronic devices before fleeing. There were no victims present at the time of the incidents.
2. On Monday, September 15, 2014, the suspect went to the roof of an apartment building, located in the vicinity of Nassau Avenue and Eckford Street, he walked down the fire escape to the building and attempted to enter an apartment through a window before he was confronted by a victim that was home. The suspect fled to an adjacent apartment, entered through an unlocked window and fled down a staircase without removing any property.
The police released a photograph of the suspect, describing him as about 30-40 years old, 5'7" and 150 pounds with tattoos on his left arm. And his trusty flat bill hat.
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 Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.