Police are searching for a burglar who took valuables from a first-floor apartment in Rego Park on Sunday.
According to cops, the suspect — described as a 45-year-old black man standing 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds — entered the building through a rear window of the residence in the vicinity of 63rd Drive and Fitchett Street at 7 p.m. on Dec. 20
Once inside, police said, he removed various electronics, jewelry and $60 cash. He then fled the scene through a front door and was last observed wearing a black hat, a gray coat and tan pants.
The incident was reported to the 112th Precinct.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.