Suspect steals 100 video games in Brooklyn burglary: Police - Metro US

Suspect steals 100 video games in Brooklyn burglary: Police


Police are looking for an man they say broke into a Brooklyn electronics store this past weekend and got away with a bag full of merchandise.

On May 15 at about 1:45 a.m. the suspect entered an electronics store located at 1275 Sterling Place after forcing open the front door, according to authorities.

The man then entered an office area in the store where he took about $300 from a cash register, police said.

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After taking the money, the suspect used a rock to break a glass case and took about 100 video games, an Xbox 360, a PlayStation 3, five HP tablets, eight Android watches, two LG phones and three Lenova tablets.

Authorities describe the man to be between 6 feet 1 inch and 6 feet 2 inches tall and about 250 pounds. He was last seen with a black book bag on his back and was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and green, white and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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