The burglar gets into the residences by throwing a rock through the windows from an adjoining roof.
He has struck at least 5 times since mid-October.
Two of the incidents occurred at 30-30 47th Avenue and two others at 47-00 33rd Street. A fifth break-in occurred at 29-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City.
In each case, the burglar took jewelry or eye glass frames.
The suspect is described as a black man in his late 40's- early 50's with bald head and a medium build.
Anyone with information in regard to these incidents or the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.