SHEEPSHEAD BAY – The police are searching for the man seen in the photos below in connection to a recent burglary in Sheepshead Bay.
At approximately 12:05pm on Saturday, October 28, police say a 47-year-old woman discovered a strange man inside her apartment located near the intersection of Avenue V and 14th Street. When the woman confronted the man, he claimed that the building’s superintendent had sent him to her apartment to fix something, according to the police. The woman later discovered that the man had taken off with $500 and her cell phone.
Police describe the suspect as a black male, approximately 22- to 28-years-old. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black and white sneakers.
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.