Investigators are looking for a man who was caught on camera creepily skulking around a home while holding a knife as the 65-year-old homeowner slept.
ABC reports that the incident occurred in Fort Hamilton Parkway and 54th Street in Borough Park around 1 a.m. Saturday.
NYPD’s Twitter account shared footage of the creepy scene and tweeted, “WANTED for a Burglary in the vicinity of Ft. Hamilton Parkway and 54th St. on 12/14/19 at 1:00 a.m. #Brooklyn @NYPD66PCT Reward up to $2500 Seen him? Know who he is? Call 1-800-577-TIPS or DM us! Calls are CONFIDENTIAL!”
WANTED for a Burglary in the vicinity of Ft. Hamilton Parkway and 54th St. on 12/14/19 at 1:00 A.M. #Brooklyn @NYPD66PCT Reward up to $2500 Seen him? Know who he is? Call 1-800-577-TIPS or DM us!☎️Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! #YourCityYourCall @NYPDDetectives pic.twitter.com/69EK7C7LrO
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) December 16, 2019
Cops told CBS that the man entered through an unlocked backdoor. The home owner said he heard a noise and slammed his bedroom door. The sound apparently scared the suspect, who fled the scene.
If you or anyone you know has any information about this intruder, you are asked to contact NYPD crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips via Twitter, or you can send tips on Crime Stopper’s website.