SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn —Police are searching for the thief who was caught on surveillance video stealing from a sleeping man outside a Brooklyn residence.
The 19-year-old victim fell asleep on the front steps of his residence in the vicinity of Sixth Avenue and 56th Street in Sunset Park July 30 when he was approached around 5 a.m., police said.
The unknown man then removed the victim’s iPhone and wallet, containing $400 in cash, before fleeing, according to police.
Cops are searching for the thief, who was last seen with a light blue backpack.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).