Burglar Stole Jewelry And $4,000 In Cash From Sheepshead Bay Apartment, Police Say


Police are searching for a burglar they say snuck in the through an open window of a Sheepshead Bay residential building on Saturday and stole several items of jewelry as well as $4,000 in cash.

The robbery occurred around 9:30pm at a building near East 24th Street and Voorhies Avenue, according to the NYPD, which released a video showing the suspect rifling through a bedroom’s cabinets and drawers. Besides the cash, police say the thief stole six Gucci watches, four Tag Heuer watches, two bracelets, two pairs of earrings and three wedding rings — all from a single apartment.

The NYPD described the suspect as a male, last seen wearing white sneakers, black jeans and a dark T-shirt with a hooded short sleeve shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. All calls are kept confidential.


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