Flatbush: NYPD Searching For Suspect Connected To Rash Of Burglaries

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The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a series of burglaries in the Midwood (Flatbush) area – within the confines of the 70 Precinct.

Incident #1: On Friday July 27, 2018, at approximately 12:00PM, the suspect gained entry into a residence in the vicinity of Avenue O and East 19 Street by forcing open a window in the rear of the home. Once inside, the individual removed a 48-year-old male victim’s jewelry and approximately $5,000 in cash.

Incident #2: On Wednesday August 8, 2018, at approximately 10:40AM, the suspect forced open the front door to an apartment in the vicinity of Ocean Avenue and Avenue O. Once inside, the suspect removed a 34-year-old victim’s jewelry.

Incident #3: On Friday August 17, 2018, at approximately 11:00PM, the suspect gained entry into a building’s workout room – in the vicinity of Ocean Avenue and Avenue O – and removed a 26-year-old male victim’s laptop.

Police tell YWN that the suspect is a male, Hispanic, last seen wearing a red baseball cap, a gray hooded sweater, black sweatpants, black sneakers and he had on a black backpack.

Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

(Charles Gross – YWN)