NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a 78-year-old woman confronted a burglar inside her Brooklyn home.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 25 near Grant Avenue and O’Brien Place in Cypress Hills.
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Police said the victim came home and found a man inside.
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He allegedly ordered her into the kitchen and demanded cash, before making off with $50, a Dell laptop, NOOK e-reader and $1,000 in rings.
Police said the woman was not injured, but the search continues for the suspect.
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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.