NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD has released surveillance video of a brazen suspected burglar caught on camera as he tries to pry open a front door.
The bold attempt happened outside on a Manhattan street in Murray Hill at around 3:30 a.m. March 10th.
Video shows the man using some kind of tool to open the front door of a home on East 36th Street and Lexington Avenue.
The suspect finally gave up when the homeowner realized what was happening and banged on one of his windows, police said.
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