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Cops seek burglar who struck Dyker apartment while residents slept

Police are looking for the man they say robbed an apartment in the Dyker Heights area while its residents were sleeping.

Authorities say that on Sunday, July 1 at around 5:40 a.m., the burglar, said to be about 19 years old, broke into the first floor of an apartment near 14th Avenue and Bay Ridge Avenue through an open bedroom window, where three victims were inside sleeping.

When they woke up, they witnessed the perp fleeing the apartment with an iPhone and iPad.

Cops described the suspect as a Hispanic male, around 5’7” in height and approximately 180 pounds with short black hair.

Anyone with information in regards to 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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