Man caught leaving hoax device outside Bay Ridge home

April 18, 2013 5:26:55 AM PDT
Police have released surveillance video of the man they say left a fake bomb outside the home of a retired firefighter in Brooklyn.

The incident happened just after midnight Wednesday along 68th Street in Bay Ridge.

The suspect allegedly rang the doorbell of the home, dropped the device and ran.

The bomb squad determined it was a hoax.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.