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Police: Suspect Cut Hole In Roof, Burglarized Bronx Store

Suspect Made Off With Cash Register, Other Property, Police Say
Police are looking for a suspect who they said broke into a store in the Bronx by cutting a hole in the roof on May 16, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police are looking for a suspect who they said broke into a store in the Bronx by cutting a hole in the roof on May 16, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are trying to find a suspect who they said broke into a store in the Bronx by cutting a hole in the roof.

It happened just before 4 a.m. on May 16.

The suspect cut a hole in the roof of Exclusive Beauty Supply on Jerome Avenue and stole the cash register and other property, police said. He then left the store through the hole in the roof and took off, police said.

The entire incident was captured on surveillance video. The suspect can be seen with items in one hand while a carrying a ladder down an aisle of the store.

Watch The Video Below:

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic man about 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-9-inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds with a beard.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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