According to the NYPD, the first incident took place on Sept. 30. At 2:50 a.m. that day, the suspect entered a construction site, located at 40-09 21st St. Once inside, the crook stole approximately $7,000 worth of Dewalt tools before fleeing in unknown direction.
The suspect struck again at 4 p.m. on Oct. 3. At this time, the suspect entered through the door of a construction site located at 30-17 23rd St. The crook proceeded to damage two tool boxes and took $10,000 worth of tools before fleeing in unknown direction.
At 5:30 p.m. the next day, the suspect hit another construction site, located at 23-10 30th Dr., by damaging the front door and chain. Once inside, the thief took a Dewalt generator, shovels, pick axes and hammer. He then fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Finally, at 7 a.m. on Oct. 12, the suspect broke into a construction site located at 37-10 10th St. by unknown means. Once inside, the suspect took $2,500 worth of Hilti tools before fleeing in unknown direction.
The NYPD released footage of the suspect taken from the first incident:
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the male 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 Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.