NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are on the hunt for a man they believe is responsible for eight burglaries in Brooklyn.

According to authorities, the burglaries have taken place all in the last two weeks, the last three of which were on the same day.

The first incident was on March 25. Police said the suspect gained entry through the rear window of a home on East 19th Street and Avenue R at around 1 a.m., but fled before removing any property.

The suspect allegedly struck again on March 28 at a home on East 26th Street near Avenue P. Police said he entered, again, through a rear window and made off with an iPhone, Samsung Galaxy phone, watch, $100, laptop, and an iPad.


On March 31, police believe the same suspect to be responsible for three separate burglaries. In two of the incidents, police said the suspect fled without any property. But said he took $60 from a residence on East 23rd Street and Avenue P sometime after midnight.

Then, on April 10, police said the suspect struck three homes in the vicinity of Crawford Avenue and East 7th Street within a span of a few hours.

At around 3 a.m. various apple products, credit cards, a wallet, and $200 was taken from a home, police said. A few hours later, around 5:15 a.m., the suspect entered another nearby home through a basement window and took a dell laptop and earrings, police said. At around 7 a.m., police said the suspect entered another home, but fled without any property.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers website or text a tip to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.


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