Police: Man on scooter wanted in Williamsburg home invasion

Police are looking for a man, apparently traveling with a scooter, who invaded a woman's apartment, then threatened her with a knife from her kitchen. (NYPD)

Police are looking for a man, apparently traveling with a scooter, who invaded a woman's apartment, then threatened her with a knife from her kitchen.

Around 10 p.m. Aug. 9, a woman was entering her apartment near Taylor Street when a man approached her from behind and forced his way in.

According to the New York City Police Department, the victim ran into the kitchen where the suspect grabbed a knife from the sink and pointed it at her.

The suspect then dropped the knife on the floor and fled, polcie said.

No reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 16-20, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 140 pounds, with a dark complexion and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and a white wrist band on his left wrist.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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