Four men wanted in connection to burglary on Putnam Avenue

Police are asking the public’s help in locating and identifying four suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred in the 83rd Precinct on Tuesday, January 13.

According to cops, at around 12:41 p.m., the four suspects broke into a commercial building located at Putnam Avenue and told security workers that they were utility workers and needed to gain access to the roof.

Photos courtesy of the NYPD
Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Once the suspects reached the roof, they removed eight batteries and forty feet of copper wire from a cellphone tower. After stealing the materials, the suspects went downstairs and fled the scene to parts unknown.

Two of the suspects are described as dark skinned male Hispanics, while the other two are described as light skinned male Hispanics.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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