Burglar Steals Flat Screen TV from Chinatown Apartment

By Tom Liddy on May 2, 2012 5:38pm 

This man is wanted for stealing a TV from an apartment at 83 Baxter St. on April 19, 2012.
This man is wanted for stealing a TV from an apartment at 83 Baxter St. on April 19, 2012.
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NYPD

MANHATTAN — This guy puts the boob in boob tube.

A burglar was caught on surveillance footage waltzing out of a Chinatown building with a flat-screen TV in broad daylight, police said.

The suspect, who can be seen in a series of surveillance shots chatting on a cellphone, allegedly pulled off the heist at 83 Baxter St., near White Street on April 19.

Police said that the thief entered an apartment on the fourth floor at 2:30 p.m. and snatched a 32-inch flat-screen TV.

According to cops, the suspect is 25- to 30-years old, 5-feet-8 to 5-feet-10, and around 200 pounds with short black hair.

He was last seen wearing a white Yankees jersey, blue jeans, and a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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