CLINTON HILL — Police are searching for a limping man they believe was involved in five recent home burglaries near Grand Avenue and Fulton Street in Clinton Hill.
The alleged burglar is an older man with a noticeable limp and a large cast on his foot. He uses a cane and carries a backpack, police said.
The most recent burlargy took place on May 27.
Witnesses saw the man entering an apartment building and scared him away. But the alleged burglar left his cane behind in the scuffle. Police said they are currently attempting to recover fingerprints and DNA evidence from the discarded cane.
Police also have video of the man walking down the street after the alleged robbery.
Laptops, camera equipment, guitars and other music equipment was stolen in the burglaries, according to police.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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.