Anyone With Information Asked To Call Crime Stoppers At 1-800-577-TIPS

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have released surveillance video of a suspected burglar who uses a cane and has a cast on one foot.

Police said the suspect climbed through an open window of a basement apartment in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on May 24.

He became startled and escaped through the same window when the 24-year-old victim returned home, police said.

Nothing was stolen, but the suspect apparently left his cane at the scene and police will test it for fingerprints and DNA, CBS 2 reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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