Police search for serial burglar targeting Manhattan businesses

MIDTOWN (WABC) -- Police are searching for a serial burglar who's targeting businesses in Manhattan.

Surveillance video shows the suspect taking cash from the register during his most recent burglary Friday at Sunshine 88 Trading Inc. on West 30th Street in Midtown.

Police said that was his eighth burglary in less than two weeks. All eight incidents took place on the West Side between West 26th Street and West 30th Street.

He's taken more than $7,000 in cash and electronics.
The suspect was described as a black man with a bald head who is approximately 5'8" tall and 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light-colored T-shirt, jeans, blue gloves and work boots.

Anyone with information in regards to the above incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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