May 26, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are looking for a man who allegedly burglarized a restaurant in East Williamsburg earlier this month and stole a laptop.
On May 16, at around 1 p.m., the suspect broke through the front door of Aura Cocina Diner, located at 315 Meserole St., according to police.
The thief rummaged through the restaurant and stole a laptop worth around $1,300 from the premises, police said.
The assailant then fled the scene in an eastwards direction on foot along Meserole Street, police said.
Police described the suspect as being between 20 and 30 years of age.
The NYPD released a video of the individual taken from the vicinity of the area before the incident.
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.
All calls are strictly confidential.