Man attempts to break into Ridgewood apartment in failed burglary attempt


Cops are looking for the crook who attempted to break into a Ridgewood apartment building earlier this month.

Police said the unidentified suspect climbed on top of the roof at 563 Onderdonk Ave. just before 8 p.m. on Oct. 15. He then pulled the latch of a rooftop skylight to gain entry into an adjacent apartment building, police said.

The suspect was not able to gain entry into any apartments and fled the location, according to authorities.

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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM. All calls are strictly confidential.