Suspect Wanted In String Of Bronx Burglaries

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has launched a search for the suspect who burglarized six homes near Fordham University in the Bronx.

The incidents happened between late August and just last week. Police said the suspect entered first-floor apartments through the window and removed property before fleeing.

The burglaries happened on Friday Aug. 31; Friday, Sept. 7; Wednesday, Sept. 12; Tuesday, Sept. 18; Tuesday, Oct. 9; and Tuesday, Oct. 12.

All of the incidents happened near East 188th and Hoffman streets, except the Sept. 18 and Oct. 9 incidents, which happened a block away near East 188th Street and Lorillard Place.

The person wanted for questioning in the burglaries is described as a black male in his 30s, standing 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 9 inches tall. A further description was not released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, submit tips on the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 and enter TIP577.

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