Suspected burglar caught on camera stealing thousands from Williamsburg, Brooklyn restaurant

Sunday, April 09, 2017 11:38AM
Police released surveillance video of a restaurant burglary in Brooklyn.


WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn - Police in Brooklyn have released surveillance video of a suspected burglar roaming through a business in Williamsburg and stealing thousands of dollars.

It happened April 3rd inside the Pokito restaurant at 155 South 4th Street, where police say the suspect entered through the front door and removed $980 cash and two checks worth $2000, before fleeing the scene.

No one was injured.

The suspect is described as an adult male, approximately 6'0" tall, weighing 200 lbs., with curly blonde hair and a long beard. He was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, pants, a baseball cap and glasses.

Anyone with information in regard 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).
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