Cops: Greenpoint burglar striking through fire escapes

GREENPOINT - Police are searching for a burglar that they say is striking apartments through fire escapes in Greenpoint.

Investigators say the burglar climbs up fire escapes, looking for windows that are open or unlocked. They say the burglar then grabs whatever is around, including TVs, laptops and other valuables.

Police also say the burglar has been targeting Apple products.

Authorities say they are patrolling the area and ask that tenants make sure their windows are locked and secure.

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