East Village burglary suspect caught on tape

August 9, 2012 3:37:04 AM PDT
The NYPD is looking for a burglary suspect who was caught on a surveillance camera in the East Village.

The video shows the man burglarizing a home on East 11th Street near Avenue A around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

The thief crouches down to pick up an item next to a guitar, but he puts it back before wandering around.

The man stole the tenant's iPad, watch and wallet, stuffing them into a multi-colored knapsack.

The suspect is described as a white male with short hair, glasses, purple T-shirt, plaid shorts and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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