Cops Seek Fire Escape Burglars In The Bronx

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Cops are searching for three men responsible for climbing up an apartment building fire escape and burglarizing a home in the Bronx.

Police say the three young men targeted an apartment building located at 590 East 166th Street in Morrisania on Thursday, February 24 at 1:50 p.m.

The first suspect clibed up a fire escape and entered a bedroom window. He then opened the apartment's front door and allowed the second suspect in to help in loot the home. The third suspect remained outside and served as a lookout.

The men made off with cash and jewelry.

Cops described all three suspects as Hispanic men between 18- to 21-years-old.

The man, who climbed up the fire escape, is said to be about 140 pound, and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black skull cap.

The man, who was let into the front door, is said to be about 170 pounds, and was last seen wearing a dark coat, gray sweatpants, white shirt and a blue New York Yankees hat.

The man, who served as the group's lookout, is about 140 pounds, and was last seen wearing a gray hoded sweatshirt and dark-colored jeans.

Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tipsters can also submit information at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.

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