Burglar breaks into Ridgewood building and runs off with a case of credit cards

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Police need the public’s help to locate a man who broke into a Ridgewood building and took off with credit cards.

According to authorities, at 7 a.m. on Sept. 6, an unknown man entered a building located at 1541 Covert St. through an unsecured door. Once inside, the suspect took a small case from a desk, which contained three credit cards inside of it.

The crook then fled the scene on foot westbound on Covert Street.

Police described the suspect as a black man with a beard. He was last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a white t-shirt with orange lettering on the front, black shorts, black and white sneakers and carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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