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Crime

Cops seek perp who attacked man in his own home and stole $1

Authorities are looking to identify a man in connection with the robbery of a 58-year-old man in the Gravesend area.

According to reports, on Wednesday, July 12 at around 10:40 p.m. inside an apartment building at Avenue V and 27th Avenue, the alleged crook broke into the victim’s home through his front door, which was unlocked. Once inside, the perp knocked the man to the floor, went through his pockets and stole $1 and a New York State Benefits Card.  He then fled the apartment in an unknown direction.

The perp is described as a black man, 6’0” and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing white baseball cap, a gray sweater, blue jean shorts and black sneakers.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  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 entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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