Burglar Not Sidelined by Crutches: Cops

Police say the thief struck three apartments in the same building

Police are looking for a man they say burglarized an apartment building in Manhattan while hobbling around on crutches.

Investigators on Friday released images of the suspect taken by a surveillance camera.

The thief struck three apartments between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday in a building on West 56th Street in Midtown, police said. His loot included a Rolex watch, jewelry, a laptop computer and a tablet computer.

The suspect is wearing a medical boot on his right foot.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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