NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – If at first you don’t succeed…
A burglary suspect got creative when trying to steal a wallet, and it was all caught on video.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Accuses Gov. Cuomo And MTA Of 'Fear Mongering,' Insists Subways Are Safe
It happened on July 4 at 6:40 a.m. on McClellan Street and Sherman Avenue in the Bronx.
The man used an office chair, a cement block and wooden drawer to scale the side of the building.READ MORE: COVID Restrictions: New York City Restaurants Can Increase Capacity, New Jersey Raises Gathering Limits
The chair kept rolling out from underneath him, sending him stumbling, but he didn’t quit.
Ultimately he reached into a window and snatched a woman’s wallet, police said.
Anyone with any information about the case is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip on the Crime Stoppers website or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.MORE NEWS: NYC Parks Employee Slashed Across Face And Chest On The Job In The Bronx