Burglar caught on camera crawling across Flushing bedroom: NYPD

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Police are looking for a brazen bandit who broke into a Flushing home and was caught on camera crawling across a bedroom where a resident was sleeping.

The incident took place on Wednesday at 2:20 a.m. in a home at Union Street and 33rd Avenue.

The suspect can be seen on surveillance video tiptoeing through the living room area before crawling into a bedroom to snatch a Samsung S6 cellphone from a bedroom dresser. He reportedly fled on foot when the victim —a 42-year-old male — awakened.

Cops said the victim was not injured, and the suspect was last seen going westbound on 33rd Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police described the suspect as a man standing 6 foot 2 inches tall, weighting about 200 pounds and last observed wearing all black clothing and a black snow cap with the word “diamond” in red and white lettering on it.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.


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