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Man Steals Over $2,300 in Belongings From Unlocked Williamsburg Apartment, Police Say

Screenshots of suspect via NYPD released video.

Jan. 8, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole more than $2,300 worth of items from a Williamsburg apartment two weeks ago.

The burglary happened on Dec. 29 at around 2:40 p.m., when a man entered a multi-unit apartment building close to Havemeyer Street and Hope Street, police said.

The thief then made his way to a unit through its unlocked front door and stole several items, including a snowboard, boots, a GoPro, luggage, and Nike sneakers, police said.

The combined value of the items, belonging to the 32-year-old occupant of the unit, is $2,350, according to police. The victim was not home at the time of the burglary.

The suspect, described by police as white, is seen in surveillance video rolling a piece of luggage and a long enclosed item to the building’s exit.

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.


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