A burglar made off with around $14,000 in jewelry from a Flatbush home, and police have released footage of the suspect.
The burglary took place on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at approximately 1:00PM, inside of a residential building in the vicinity of East 5th Street and Avenue R. The suspect forced their way through the front door of a 62-year-old female victim’s residence. Once inside, the person removed an undetermined amount of money and approximately $14,000 worth of jewelry. The person was last seen traveling southbound on East 5th Street towards Avenue S.
The person is described as a white male, approximately 25-30 years of age, 5’10”, brown facial hair and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and carrying a dark book bag.
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