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Vinegar Hill Laptop Thief Caught on Video

By Wil Cruz | April 26, 2012 5:22pm

BROOKLYN — Cops released video Thursday of a bungling burglar who stole a laptop from an office in Vinegar Hill.

The suspect was captured on tape looking bewildered in a 20th floor office at 68 Jay St. Tuesday about 4:15 a.m., police said. 

He allegedly gained access to the office by breaking through the sheetrock in the ceiling, cops said.

The alleged burglar snatched a laptop computer and fled through an exit door.

Anyone with information about the alleged burglary is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, logging onto www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 and entering TIP577.