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NYPD Hunts For Serial Burglar Breaking Into SoHo Apartments

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The New York Police Department wants your help catching a second-story man.

They say the same guy has knocked over 15 apartments. Police say he typically enters through the window, either climbing down from the rooftop or using the fire escape.

Once inside, he loots the apartments of valuables, focusing on electronics and jewelry. He's stolen numerous laptops, iPads, cameras and iPhones.

Soho Burglary Suspect
A closer look at the second-story man suspect. (credit: NYPD)

He's been a busy burglar. Police say the one-man crime wave began on Sept. 28. As part of his spree, he knocked over three places in three days in October, then struck twice in in one day.

The suspect's description is pretty vague. Police say he's Hispanic with light skin.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers. You can log in to their website. You can call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) - all calls are kept confidential. You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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