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Suspect sought in Bronx burglary spree

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Police are trying to track down the man responsible for a string of burglaries in the Fordham section of the Bronx.

Investigators say that in each of the incidents, the suspect enters a first floor apartment through a window and removes property before fleeing.

There have been six burglaries since August, all in the vicinity of Hoffman Street, Lorillard Place and East 188th Street.

All of the victims appear to be students at Fordham's Rose Hill campus.

Police have released a photo of the suspect, who was at an area McDonald's using a credit card stolen from one of the victims.

The individual wanted for questioning is described as being a black male in his 30's, 5'7"-5'9".

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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.

Tips can also be texted to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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