Bandit targeting residents in East Village

April 9, 2010 10:46:57 PM PDT
A burglar is targeting apartments in the East Village section of Manhattan.

The bandit has struck 9 times since March 10, breaking into apartments through sliding doors, rear doors, from the roof and through windows.

He strikes at all hours of the day, police said. He has gotten into apartments on 9th, 11th and 13th Streets, St. Marks Place and Avenues B and C.

In all of the cases, the suspects fled with assorted personal property including electronics and jewelry.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.