NYPD seeks suspect in burglary spree netting $13,000 in high-end goods - Metro US

NYPD seeks suspect in burglary spree netting $13,000 in high-end goods

The NYPD is looking for a man possibly connected to a string of recent Bronx burglaries that has removed over $13,000 in high-end goods and electronics.

Police have identified Mark Wiggins, 26, as the man they believe has robbed four apartments and an office since March 18. Wiggins lives in the Bronx, stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 195 pounds, authorities stated.

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Wiggins allegedly robbed the office of Wavecrest Management Team at 488 E.163rd St. on March 18 by using a Metrocard to open the door, resulting in the removal of two televisions, keys and a printer totaling $2,650, authorities reported.

The next three robberies, which took place on Monday, March 21, occurred in two buildings at 507 E. 161st St. and 508 E. 162ndSt. in the Morrisania neighborhood, when Wiggins allegedly used keys to enter three residential apartments and remove over $7500 worth of goods including two Swiss watches, two iPads, an Xbox One and a Tiffany & Company bracelet, according to the NYPD.

On Tuesday, March 29, at 488 E. 163rdSt., Wiggins allegedly used a key to gain entry to an apartment before subsequently taking jewelry and various electronics worth $3,455, police said.

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Most recently, on Monday, April 4, the suspect allegedly attempted to break into another residence at 488 E. 163rdSt. but was unsuccessful and fled.

Anyone with 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) or to submit tips online at www.NYPDcrimestoppers.com.

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