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.

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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.

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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.

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