Police search for man who broke into woman's apartment in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are searching for a suspect after a woman in the Bronx woke up to find a man with a firearm on her fire escape.

The NYPD says the incident happened March 6 on Noble Avenue in the Soundview section.

The 57-year-old woman said she woke up from her sleep and saw the man on the fire escape. He then broke the window and entered the victim's apartment.

She screamed for help and the suspect fled out of the front door of the apartment in an unknown direction.

Nothing was taken and the woman was not hurt.

Police describe the suspect as a male, Hispanic, 25 to 30 years of age, approximately 6'0" in height, medium build; last seen wearing a black coat, red hoodie and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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