Surveillance video released by the New York police showed that a burglar was wandering in the corridor of a Manhattan house early that morning.
This New York Police Department Said in a statement Weekly newspaper The incident occurred at about 1:05 am on June 24 in a private residence near Central Park West and West 89th Street on the Upper West Side of New York City.
The Crime Fighting Hotline shared footage of the suspect. The suspect appeared to be a man wearing a black hooded shirt, mask and white baseball cap, walking around in the lobby of the house, looking at every room.
Police said the suspect entered the building after operating the lock of the front door with an unknown object.
The suspect was accused of stealing a MacBook Pro computer worth $2,400. A 45-year-old woman who lived at this address and was present during the burglary noticed that the laptop in her office was missing and called the police after checking her surveillance video.
The New York Police Department added in a statement that although the victim was at home at the time of the burglary, there was no contact between her and an unidentified man.
The crime preventer offered a reward of $3,500 for anyone who could provide information that led to the arrest as part of the investigation.
According to the latest crime data from the New York Police Department, the number of burglaries in the city has declined compared to the same period in 2020.
Between June 21 and 27, 2021, there were 181 burglaries reported in New York, a decrease of nearly 28% from the 251 cases that occurred during the same seven-day period in 2020.
As of 2021, there have been 5,489 burglaries reported. This is a decrease of more than 24% from the 7,244 recorded in the past six months before 2020.
Other major violent crimes New York has increased this year Compared with the same period in 2020.
According to data from the New York Police Department, there has been a 12% increase in murders so far this year-212 compared to 189-and the number of reported rapes has increased (684 to 650).
New York City Overall Crime Index Compared with May 2020, May this year also increased by 22% due to Significantly 46% increase The robberies (1,182 vs. 806), grand theft crimes increased by 35% (2,848 vs. 2,101).
Anyone who knows about burglaries in Manhattan can call the New York Police Department’s Fight Crime Hotline 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) in Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging into the Fight Crime Hotline website: WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, Or @NYPDTips on Twitter.