Police & Fire

Basement Burgled In Brighton Beach


Police are looking for a man in connection with a burglary in Brighton Beach earlier this month.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 15, between 3:30 and 5:00 pm, a man entered a basement apartment on Banner Ave through an unlocked window, making off with $5,000 cash, a laptop and two cell phones, said police.

The individual is described as a thin, Hispanic male approximately 5’7” or 5’8”, last seen wearing a navy blue shirt, gray sweatpants, a black baseball cap, and black sneakers with white laces and trim, according to police.

Police are looking for this man in connection with the burglary (Photo via DCPI)

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.

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