NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are searching for a suspect wanted in a string of burglaries at Manhattan hotels during the past year.
Police said Saturday that in September, the suspect entered a guest room of at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel and stole an Apple Macbook, and Macbook Air. In April last year, he was found inside an unlocked guest room of the St. Regis Hotel and fled when asked by hotel staff what he was doing inside the room. And in May, the man went to the office of the Broadway at Times Square Hotel and stole a wallet.
Police have released surveillance images of the suspect, who they describe as black, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, bald and wearing glasses.
Police are asking anyone with information about the thefts to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com. All communications are kept confidential.
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