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Man steals mausoleum doors from Brooklyn cemetery

Posted at 9:08 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 21:12:54-04

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — A man took seven sets of mausoleum doors and 50 bronze mausoleum vent covers from a Brooklyn cemetery, police said.

Police have asked for help identifying this man wanted for robbing a Brooklyn cemetery. (NYPD)

A 66-year-old employee at Beth Olam Cemetery spotted the man on April 19 around 4 p.m., NYPD officials said.

The man left the cemetery in a vehicle.

Police have asked for help identifying him. The man is believed to be in his 30s. He was last seen wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants and black sneakers.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).