Bronx burglars cut hole through apartment ceiling to take cash, laptop

Bronx robbery trio
These suspects cut a hole through the ceiling of an empty apartment above their target.
Credit: NYPD

Police are looking for three men caught on camera burglarizing a Bronx apartment last week.

The suspects bore a hole through the floor of an empty apartment above the occupied unit at 2406 University Ave., police said.

Photos from Feb. 4 show the men carrying large black trash bags about 3:15 a.m., with police reporting that the trio took cash and a laptop computer from the apartment in the University Heights section of the Bronx.

The NYPD asks anyone with information regarding the burglary or any of the men pictured to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or submit a tip online.

Tips can also be texted to CRIMES, or 274637, and then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.

Follow Chester Jesus Soria on Twitter @chestersoria



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