Man caught on video trying to break into Howard Beach home: NYPD

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Police are searching for a man who attempted to break into Howard Beach home earlier this month.

Authorities say that an unidentified man tried to open the front door of a private residence in the vicinity of 91st Street and 160th Avenue at approximately 4:50 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6. A 45-year-old woman was inside the house and screamed, which caused the burglar to flee, police said.

Authorities released surveillance video of the incident taken by a motion-activated doorbell on Saturday, Sept. 12.

The man was last seen wearing a black and blue motorcycle jacket with the Monster Energy logo on it.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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