NYC crime: Serial burglar targets businesses after hours in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) — Police are looking for a man in connection with seven burglaries in Brooklyn.

Investigators say the incidents happened between May 19 and June 9 in the neighborhoods of Bath Beach, Homecrest, Gravesend, and Bensonhurst.

All the break-ins happened during the overnight hours, while the businesses were closed.

The suspect got away with a total of more than $1,700 in lottery tickets, $800 in cigarettes and more than $6,000 in cash.

Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down the suspect.

Call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by messaging on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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