Man Breaks Into Bath Beach Apartment, Steals Money From Resident’s Pocket

The suspect. (Photo via DCPI)

The suspect. (Photo via DCPI)

The police have finally secured surveillance images of a man who broke into a Bath Beach apartment building back in November.

The suspect in question kicked in the door to an apartment building near Bay 17th Street and Bath Avenue on Saturday, November 12, just before midnight.

Once inside the apartment, the man stole $400 from the pocket of the male 59-year-old victim. The perp then took $200 from the top of a dresser before running out of the building through a stairwell. The victim, though shaken, was not injured.

The suspect has been identified by the NYPD as an unidentified 200lb black male, aged 25 to 35 years old and standing at 5’10” with a muscular build last seen wearing dark colored pants, jacket and a red baseball cap.

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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.