Bay Ridge on high alert after 9 burglaries within 13-block radius

Investigators say nine burglaries have been reported within the past month in the same area of Bay Ridge, and police are asking the public's help

All the burglaries were reported within the past month in Bay Ridge.

All the burglaries were reported within the past month in Bay Ridge. (5/4/13)

BAY RIDGE - Investigators say nine burglaries have been reported within the past month in the same area of Bay Ridge, and police are asking the public's help in identifying the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s who's about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds. A surveillance camera caught him escaping in a blue Ford Taurus station wagon.

Police say the suspect entered homes through windows and stole jewelry and electronics. In the last attempt, he fled before taking anything. All of the robberies have occurred between Ovington Avenue and 83rd Street and Fourth and Sixth avenues.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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