Police search for man caught on camera robbing pastry shop

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BAY RIDGE -

Police are asking for the public's help to track down the man they say is behind a pastry shop robbery in July. 

Cameras at the Jean Danet Pastry on 5th Avenue captured the suspect opening the cash register and stealing more than $5,000 at 4 a.m. on July 15.

The burglar is then shown kicking in the owner's office door, where police say he picked up two Apple MacBooks before fleeing.

The robbery happened in less than 15 minutes.

Owner Pat Giura says he was told by a worker that the shop was a mess at 6 a.m. 

Giura also says that despite the robbery, the two-decades old shop is already bouncing back.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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