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NYPD looking for burglary suspect dressed as construction worker

The NYPD is looking to identify a man they say was dressed as a construction worker and broke into a Bushwick construction site in the early morning hours on Labor Day.

The unidentified man used bolt cutters to enter the site at 330 Bleecker St. in Brooklyn around 7:45 a.m. on Mon., Sept. 5. He then broke a window with a pickaxe and entered the building, police said. Nothing was reported missing.

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male, who wore a blue hard-hat reading "NYCHA," blue jeans, tan boots, an orange safety vest and a black t-shirt.


Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Calls are confidential, and tips can also be submitted online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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