The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph and video in connection to a series of burglaries within the confines of the 79 Precinct. The details are as follows:
Incident #1: It was reported to the police that on Monday, April 3, 2017 at approximately 2:30 a.m. inside of 493 Franklin Avenue (Franklin Income Tax), the individual gained entry into the location by forcing open the front gate and door. Once inside, the individual removed 2 laptops and an undetermined amount of cash.
Incident #2: It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 between 9:00 p.m. and 8:20 a.m. inside of 483B Nostrand Avenue (Fouta Toro), the individual gained entry into the location through a wall from an adjoining building (485B Nostrand Avenue). Once inside, the individual removed approximately 100 items of clothing.
Incident #3: It was reported to the police that on Saturday, April 8, 2017 between 9:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. inside of 1085 Fulton Street (Something Different Boutique), the individual gained entry into the location by forcing open the front gate and breaking the glass door. Once inside, the individual removed jewelry, perfume and approximately $70 in cash.
- The individual is an adult male black, who wore black clothing.
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.