WARNING: Thief steals package from apartment in Williamsburg

<p>A warning to everyone who's expecting packages, especially as the holidays draw closer.</p>

News 12 Staff

Dec 18, 2018, 11:05 AM

Updated 1,942 days ago

Share:

WARNING: Thief steals package from apartment in Williamsburg
A warning to everyone who's expecting packages, especially as the holidays draw closer.
Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the man caught on camera stealing packages in Williamsburg.
On Dec. 11 around 6:30 p.m., investigators say he forced open the front door of an apartment building near Broadway and Hooper Street.
Once inside, they say he took off with a package that had a pair of shoes in it, from in front of someone's door and ran out of the building.
Police say he has a goatee and was last seen wearing a gray knit cap, a light blue jacket, a gray shirt, blue jeans and gray sneakers.
The NYPD is offering safety tips to keep your holiday packages safe. They suggest requiring a signature or using the address of a friend or neighbor you know will be home. Also, they say to always make sure to place insurance on packages especially if they're costly. Lastly, leave instructions for the delivery driver.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.


More from News 12
1:17
Queens-bound BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street to be closed this weekend

Queens-bound BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street to be closed this weekend

2:01
Spotty showers and partly sunny weather for the weekend in NYC

Spotty showers and partly sunny weather for the weekend in NYC

1:55
Backroom Books turns Red Hook Brewery into bookstore

Backroom Books turns Red Hook Brewery into bookstore

1:46
Police: Man charged with murder in connection to human head, body parts found in Flatbush apartment

Police: Man charged with murder in connection to human head, body parts found in Flatbush apartment

0:38
Police: Uber driver attacked in attempted robbery in East New York; 4 suspects wanted

Police: Uber driver attacked in attempted robbery in East New York; 4 suspects wanted

0:45
13 men plead not guilty to role in Brooklyn synagogue tunnel scuffle

13 men plead not guilty to role in Brooklyn synagogue tunnel scuffle

Police: Shooting suspect used train to flee; 18-year-old injured in Flatbush

Police: Shooting suspect used train to flee; 18-year-old injured in Flatbush

1:00
NYPD: MTA bus strikes elderly woman in Coney Island

NYPD: MTA bus strikes elderly woman in Coney Island

2:15
'City of Yes' plan receiving mixed reviews from Bay Ridge business owners, community board

'City of Yes' plan receiving mixed reviews from Bay Ridge business owners, community board

1:43
One of largest Kosher pantries in Brooklyn gives out hundreds of pounds of Passover food

One of largest Kosher pantries in Brooklyn gives out hundreds of pounds of Passover food

1:48
Leaders and advocates demand Fare Free Bus program expand citywide

Leaders and advocates demand Fare Free Bus program expand citywide

0:33
Brooklyn lawyer arraigned in theft of nearly $4 million from clients

Brooklyn lawyer arraigned in theft of nearly $4 million from clients

1:53
Irth App asking providers to drop biases that Black mothers face in health care

Irth App asking providers to drop biases that Black mothers face in health care

1:46
‘It gives you a sense of purpose’: Veterans graduate from training program at Evergreens Cemetery

‘It gives you a sense of purpose’: Veterans graduate from training program at Evergreens Cemetery

1:37
Mister Cee, a famed hip-hop DJ and key figure behind Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album, dies at 57

Mister Cee, a famed hip-hop DJ and key figure behind Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album, dies at 57

0:37
NYPD: 5 people injured after 89-year-old driver has medical episode in Bensonhurst

NYPD: 5 people injured after 89-year-old driver has medical episode in Bensonhurst

0:25
Police: Man wanted for shooting teenager with BB gun in Ocean Hill

Police: Man wanted for shooting teenager with BB gun in Ocean Hill

2:03
NYC Health Department raising awareness about city's response to rat complaints

NYC Health Department raising awareness about city's response to rat complaints

0:32
Consumer Reports: Lunchables should not be allowed at schools due to lead, sodium levels

Consumer Reports: Lunchables should not be allowed at schools due to lead, sodium levels