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Police Hunt For Suspect Who Stole More Than $6K From Palace Theatre

Man wanted in connection with burglary at the Palace Theatre on May 17, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

Man wanted in connection with burglary at the Palace Theatre on May 17, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

MANHATTAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is searching for a male suspect in connection with a burglary at the Paris Theatre in Manhattan.

According to police, the suspect entered the theater, located at 4 West 58 St., on May 17 claiming to be an office cleaner.

The suspect then stole $6,239 from the safe and fled the location.

Man wanted in connection with burglary at the Palace Theatre on May 17, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

Man wanted in connection with burglary at the Palace Theatre on May 17, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

Police described the suspect as a white or Hispanic male in his 20s, 5’9″ and weighing 145 pounds.

He was last seen carrying a skateboard and was wearing a large backpack.

Anyone with information in connection to the case is urged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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

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