Suspect Climbs Up Fire Escape, Through Window in Botched Burglary

The NYPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating a man wanted for an attempted burglary on the Upper West Side this weekend.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, September 16 at about 6:50 p.m., an unidentified male suspect entered a 70-year-old female victim’s apartment on or near 76th and Broadway by climbing up a fire escape and pushing open a window to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect  attempted to remove property but was confronted and fled. No property was removed and there were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

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Anyone with relevant information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by sending a direct message to @NYPDTips on Twitter.


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