Suspect on Crutches Steals Laptop From Columbia Building, Police Say

By Elizabeth Barber on March 26, 2013 8:51pm 

 Police are looking for this man in connection with a laptop theft, the NYPD said.
Police are looking for this man in connection with a laptop theft, the NYPD said.
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MANHATTAN — A man on crutches swiped a laptop from a Columbia University building earlier this month, police said.

The suspect, who used a pair of crutches to walk, stole a bag containing the laptop from 420 W. 118th St., which houses Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, about 2 p.m. March 6, the NYPD said.

Police described the suspect as a man last seen with crutches and wearing a gray hat.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.  All calls are strictly confidential.

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