Man scales fence to break into UWS building, steals $14K in jewelry: NYPD


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for a man behind a Manhattan robbery that cost the victim thousands in expensive jewelry.

On Dec. 6 at 5 p.m., a man broke into a residence near West 85th Street and Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side.

Police said the suspect entered the 45-year-old man’s apartment by climbing a fence connected to a balcony located in an adjacent alleyway.

The suspect broke a window to get inside, and then took $14,000 worth of jewelry, cops said.

The man exited out the same broken window and fled in an unknown direction.
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The suspect is described as a male wearing a gray hat, dark scarf, black coat, blue jeans and gray shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS or on the Spanish line at 1-888-57-PISTA.

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